3

I'm trying to configure Apache2 with Django and mod_wsgi on a virtual host.

I wrote a simple configuration file:

<VirtualHost: *.80>

        ServerName gpx
        ServerAlias gpx.gpsfte
        DocumentRoot /var/www/gpx/htdocs

        WSGIScriptAlias / /var/django/gpx/wsgi/mainapp.wsgi

</VirtualHost>

But when I reload Apache I get this error:

# service apache2 reload
apache2: Syntax error on line 237 of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Syntax error on line 9 of /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/gpx: Expected </VirtualHost:> but saw </VirtualHost>
Action 'configtest' failed.
The Apache error log may have more information.
   ...fail!

I'm really lost, what does it mean with </VirtualHost:>? Thanks for any help you can give me.

2
  • Which line is 237 in your apache2.conf?
    – rwc
    Jul 18 '12 at 5:21
  • copy paste the code in vim editor may missing <virtualhost >tag check it
    – lava
    Dec 30 '21 at 10:23
4

The problem looks like it is with the way you've opened the section: the ending tag that matches <VirtualHost: ...> is </VirtualHost:>, as the error indicates.

Presumably you meant to open the section with the following instead:

<VirtualHost *:80>

(note that there is no colon after VirtualHost)

0
2

Assuming this is a web server, your current structure and configuration would look more like this:

<VirtualHost: *:80>
      ServerName       domain.tld
      ServerAlias      sub.domain.tld
      DocumentRoot     /path/to/document/root
      WSGIScriptAlias  /var/django/gpx/wsgi/mainapp.wsgi
</VirtualHost>
0

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.