Apache upgrads thrashing certs; index.html.* crud

Ruben de Groot mail25 at bzerk.org
Tue Sep 28 04:09:56 PDT 2004

On Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 05:39:18PM -0500, Dan Rue typed:
> Hey Fellas, 
> Whenever I do an apache upgrade - whether it be apache 1.3 or apache 2,
> it always spews all these index.html.language files in my web root that
> I have to go in and remove - but more annoyingly it overwrites my certs
> in /usr/local/etc/apache[2]/ssl.*.  What gives?

To avoid this I allways put the DocumentRoot of a webserver in a 
non-default location, e.g. under /home/www. Same goes for the

SSLCertificateFile /usr/local/ssl/certs/apache.crt
SSLCertificateKeyFile /usr/local/ssl/private/apache.key


> There a command line option I should be usign to prevent such madness?
> Dan
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