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The Apache web server is one of the most popular and powerful web servers in the world due in part to its ease of administration and flexibility. This flexibility is a result of Apache’s modular design, which allows for such features as URL rewriting for native SSL encryption natively. Administrators can modify Apache to meet their needs by adding or removing modules as needed.
- These instructions are intended specifically for viewing enabled Apache modules on Fedora 23. The process is the same on most Linux servers running Apache.
- In this case, we’ll be working as root on a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 23 server running Apache 2.4.
Viewing Loaded Apache Modules
For a list of all loaded Apache modules, run:
To see the list in alphabetical order, run:
httpd -M | sort
On some versions of Linux operating systems, you can substitute “apachectl” for the “httpd” in those two commands to achieve the same result.