How to view Apache Status in WHM

Apache HTTP Server is the underlying software used to run websites hosted on your VPS server. If you’re experiencing an issue with a site, such as slow running or a lack of connectivity, it’s a good idea to check the Apache Status in the WHM dashboard.

To do so, first log in to the WHM dashboard. Enter “Apache” in the WHM search box, then select Apache Status under Server Status.

WHM dashboard

A log file will be displayed, with server status details.

Server log

The top of the page provides an overview of current status:

  • Server VersionThe version of Apache running on the server.
  • Server BuiltThe time and date Apache was installed.
  • Current Time
  • Restart TimeThe time and date the server was last restarted.
  • Parent Server GenerationThe number of times that you have restarted Apache gracefully, which causes it to re-read its configuration file.
  • Server UptimeThe amount of time over which the server has run.
  • Total AccessesThe total number of requests for your server.
  • Total TrafficThe total amount of traffic for your server, in Megabytes (MB).
  • CPU UsageThe total CPU usage and current load percentage.

Below, you’ll see a Scoreboard, displaying a variety of information regarding items being processed by the Apache Server. Information here includes:

  • Srv – The worker’s server number.
  • PID – The operating system’s process ID number.
  • Acc – The number of requests that this worker has served for this connection, this child, and this slot, separated by forward slashes (/).
  • M – The operating mode. Entries include:
    • [Blank] – The server is waiting for the connection.
    • S – The Server is starting.
    • R – The server is reading the request.
    • W – The server is sending a reply.
    • K – The server is in keep alive (read) mode.
    • D – The server received a DNS request.
    • C – The server is closing the connection.
    • I – Idle worker cleanup.
    • . – Idle worker.
  • CPU – The worker’s CPU usage.
  • SS – The number of seconds since the start of the most recent request.
  • Req – The amount of time that the worker required to process the most recent request, in milliseconds.
  • Conn – The amount of information that the worker transferred to the visitor, in Kilobytes (KB).
  • Child – The total amount of information that the worker transferred, in Kilobytes (KB).
  • Slot – The total amount of information that the slot transferred, in Megabytes (MB).
  • Client – The IP address of the user who requested the data.
  • VHost – The domain name of the server that requested the data.
  • Request – The type of request that the server received. GETindicates that Apache downloaded data. POST indicates that Apache sent information to the server.

If you notice any problems or if you need any help, please open a new support ticket from your HostPapa Dashboard. More details on how to open a support ticket can be found here.

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