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I hope someone of you can help me solve a (i hope... a little) problem. I was deleting all logs processed in rotation on my server with Plesk Panel 9.0.0 and CentOS 5, in the folder "domain/statistics/logs". By mistake I renamed "error_log" file and now Apache can't restart. When in Putty I send the command "service httpd restart", it fails giving me the error "Unable to open logs". I just renamed the error_log file to the original but the problem remain.

I tried to access to the Plesk Panel, I went on the "Web Hosting Settings" for the specific domain, I unchecked "Custom Error Documents", applied the modidy and re-checked the option: nothing, Apache don't want to restart.

So, I have a strage situation: Apache is currently running correctly (it seems), but I can't restart it.

Please, someone can help me solve that problem? I searched in this forum and googled for a solution but... nothing...

Thank you very much for your support.

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What does ls -l error_log say? lsattr error_log? –  DerfK Jan 20 '11 at 4:13
    
Can somebody edit his question, I think on line 3, he means "can't restart", rather than can restart –  AliGibbs Jan 20 '11 at 13:04
    
Thank you for your support! ls - l error_log says: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 430475 Jan 20 04:18 error_log for access_log: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 24936553 Jan 20 12:40 access_log –  user67548 Jan 20 '11 at 16:43

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Qre you sure that you type the command as root ? Usualy, the openlog error is when you try to start Apache without root rights

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