- -D name
Defines a name for <IfDefine> directives.
- -d directory
Specifies an alternate initial ServerRoot
- -f filename
Specifies an alternate ServerConfig
- -C "directive"
Processes the given directive before reading Config file(s).
- -c "directive"
Processes the given directive after reading Config file(s).
Shows version number.
Shows compile settings.
Lists available Config directives.
Lists compiled modules.
Shows parsed settings (currently only vhost).
Runs syntax test for configuration file(s).
Runs a single copy. This is intended for debugging only, and should
not be used otherwise. Can cause a substantial delay in servicing
Installs Apache as an NT service.
Uninstalls Apache as an NT
Under NT, prevents Apache registering itself as an NT service. If you
are running under Win95 this flag does not seem essential, but it
would be advisable to include it anyway. This flag should be used
when starting Apache from the command line, but it is easy to forget
because nothing goes wrong if you leave it out. The main advantage is
a faster startup (omitting it causes a 30-second delay).
- -k shutdown|restart
Run on another console window, apache
stops Apache gracefully, and apache
stops it and restarts it gracefully.
The Apache Group seems to put in extra flags quite often, so it is
worth experimenting with apache
-? (or httpd -?) to see what