Configure, Manage and Monitor “Apache Web Server” from Web Browser Using “Apache GUI” Tool

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7 Responses

  1. Ian says:

    Nice post. I am currently having issues with mine, i install SNAP server on ubuntu 14.04 server and it has apache installed but things are not working right for me. I can not access the portal to manage the server using username and password. when i typed localhost it just show that it worked that all

  2. Junaid Ali says:

    I am like a newbie network admin, for the time being I am following your this tutorial for a gui for my apache server. But, I wanted to ask about webmin or plesk or the puppet for apache gui configurations.

    Can Anyone please point out which one is the best among the webmin, plesk, puppet or the ApacheGui explained in this tutorial..


    • Ravi Saive says:


      I worked with Webmin as well as on Plesk, but ApacheGUI seems much easier to configure Apache configuration like creating Vhosts, etc..

    • Matei Cezar says:

      The most flexible way to manage your server is through command line. If you truly need a GUI to manage Apache web server then ApacheGui represents a tool especially crafted for Apache, unlike the other you’ve mentioned which are serve multiple purposes.

  3. Sandeep says:

    Nice post. To the point and crisp. Keep up the good work.


  4. Matei Cezar says:

    Make sure that /etc/init.d/apache-gui file has execution permission ( chmod +x /etc/init.d/apache-gui ) and start the service from root account or a system user with root privileges.
    Also make sure that the file has the same content as presented on above excerpt ( file comments are important here)

  5. RAUL says:

    friend error

    env: /etc/init.d/apache-gui: Permiso denegado

    Failed to start LSB: Start the apache-gui.

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