Article ID: 124971, created on Mar 21, 2015, last review on Mar 21, 2015

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 12.0 for Linux
  • Plesk 11.5 for Linux
  • Plesk 10.4 for Linux/Unix


Apache cannot start with following errors:

# service httpd start
Starting httpd: httpd: Syntax error on line 223 of /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf:
Syntax error on line 9 of /etc/httpd/conf.d/zz010_psa_httpd.conf:
Syntax error on line 136 of /etc/httpd/conf/plesk.conf.d/vhosts/domain.tld.conf: /etc/httpd/conf/plesk.conf.d/vhosts/domain.tld.conf:216:
<Directory> was not closed.\n/etc/httpd/conf/plesk.conf.d/vhosts/domain.tld.conf:136: <VirtualHost> was not closed.


Domain configuration file has wrong syntax due to corruption or was manually edited.


To fix the current domain configuration run:

#/usr/local/psa/admin/bin/httpdmng --reconfigure-domain -domain-name domain.tld

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