Apache is a powerful web server used by many websites. Sometimes, while using Apache, you may get an error message saying “Could Not Reliably Determine the Server’s Fully Qualified Domain Name”. In this article, we will look at how to fix this problem.
Apache2: Could Not Reliably Determine Server’s Fully Qualified Domain Name
Here are the steps to fix “Could Not Reliably Determine Server’s Fully Qualified Domain Name”. Actually, it is just a warning message and not really an error.
1. Open Apache Configuration
Open terminal and run the following command to open its configuration file.
$ sudo vi
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2. Fix the Issue
Add the following line.
If you have set a hostname in /etc/hostname, you can also use that name instead of localhost.
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3. Restart Apache Server
Restart Apache server to apply changes.
sudo systemctl reload apache2
This should solve your problem. However, if you see the following message.
apache2: Could not determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.0.1 for ServerName
then create a new file
sudo vi /etc/apache2/conf.d/fqdn
Save and exit the file. Restart the server to apply changes.
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