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I installed WordPress on my dedicated server, but had a bit of trouble getting httpd.conf to play nice...

I tried adding the following lines:

<VirtualHost *:80>
DocumentRoot /var/www/html/blog
ServerName blog.example.com

</VirtualHost>

And set the file permissions as:

root@server [/var/www/html]# chown -R apache:apache blog/
root@server [/var/www/html]# chmod g+w blog/

But I think I did something wrong in the httpd.conf because the entire site stopped functioning.

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run a apachectl configtest then edit your post with the results –  Mike Dec 7 '10 at 14:11
    
1) Check the logs 2) What user is Apache running on? –  zaub3r3r Dec 7 '10 at 14:12
    
Hi @Mike, @zaub3r3r - please see serverfault.com/questions/210351/… –  matt74tm Dec 8 '10 at 9:01

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