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Specifically, I have two httpd.conf files:



How should I modify the /etc/init.d/apache2 script so that instances of Apache will be invoked for both configurations?

The apache2 script is currently standard/unmodified.

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I thought we can't use httpd.conf in apache2... –  thefourtheye May 5 '13 at 14:54

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see http://serverfault.com/a/397236

alternatively, is it possible to solve your problem with different vhosts?

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While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. –  Stephen Myall Jul 5 '13 at 8:30
on the one hand i understand your concern about bit-rot and disappearing links. on the other hand i do not believe in content duplication and prefer to have one place for a piece of information where it can (possibly) receive future updates. i will turn my answer into a community wiki, so other people can copy over the information. –  mnagel Jul 5 '13 at 8:45

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