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Meaning of Parameters defined in httpd.conf

  • PidFile The file in which the server should record its process identification number when it starts.
  • Port The port to which the standalone server listens, If listen is also there then Port is used to build Self Referencial URL's
  • Listen The port to which the standalone server listens.
  • User/Group The name (or #number) of the user/group to run httpd as
  • ServerAdmin E-Mail address, where problems with the server should be e-mailed.
  • ServerName ServerName allows you to set a host name which is sent back to clients for your server if it's different than the one the program would get (i.e., use "www" instead of the host's real name. You will see load balancer name if load balancer is configured for Oracle E-Business Suite 11i.
  • DocumentRoot The directory out of which you will serve your documents. When is typed index.html is returned from Directory set in httpd.conf
  • ErrorLog The location of the error log file.
  • LogLevel Control the number of messages logged to the error_log. Possible values include: debug, info, notice, warn, error, crit, alert, emerg. (Helpful during troubleshooting)
  • LogFormat Format of your access_log which records all users hitting your site. Useful in monitoring your webserver & hits like who referred to your site , what all users came & for how long they stayed on site.
  • TransferLog To implement Feature like rotatelog ( Logs will be rotated based on timestamp or size)
  • ErrorDocument Customizable error response in case oracle web server return http code 500 or 404
  • VirtualHost Used if you want to set Virtual Host for your Oracle Application Web Server.
  • SSLLog Used to record SSL logs ( If SSL Secured Socket Layer is configured with oracle applications web server)
  • SSLLogLevel Log Level of SSL logs, helpful in troubleshooting SSL issues with Oracle Web Server.
  • include Uesd to include other configuration files.
  • SSLCeritificateX If SSL is enabled on apps 11i , used to define ssl parameters, like certificate file ..
  • RewriteEngine To define Redirects for your Oracle Apps Web Server.
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