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    service httpd start
    httpd: bad user name proker
    /etc/init.d/httpd start: httpd could not be started

    ^ is what I get when starting httpd....
    I done id proker but i doesnt exist..

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    running centos 4.4 with cpanel and apache

  3. #3
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    Oct 2004
    Kerala, India
    There is an entry in side your httpd.conf dor that user.
    open httpd.conf in any editer and search for that user. You will find
    User proker
    Group proker
    That user is not present in your /etc/passwd. So comment or delete those two lines and restart apache.
    That will do it.
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