Apache 2 Service On Solaris Goes To Maintenance State And Fails To Start (Doc ID 1384202.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The svcs command shows the following information:

# svcs -l http
fmri svc:/network/http:apache2
name Apache 2 HTTP server
enabled true
state maintenance
next_state none
state_time Mon Nov 14 12:34:38 2011
logfile /var/svc/log/network-http:apache2.log
restarter svc:/system/svc/restarter:default
contract_id
dependency require_all/error svc:/milestone/network:default (online)
dependency require_all/none svc:/system/filesystem/local:default (online)
dependency optional_all/error svc:/system/filesystem/autofs:default (offline)

 

# svcs -x http
svc:/network/http:apache2 (Apache 2 HTTP server)
State: maintenance since Mon Nov 14 12:34:38 2011
Reason: Start method failed repeatedly, last exited with status 1.
See: http://sun.com/msg/SMF-8000-KS
See: httpd(8)
See: /var/svc/log/network-http:apache2.log
Impact: This service is not running.

 

# svcs -a|grep http
maintenance 12:34:38 svc:/network/http:apache2

 

# svcs -a|grep apache2
maintenance 12:34:38 svc:/network/http:apache2

Cause

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