apachectl stop does not stop the Apache Service

Document ID : KB000088644
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:

Symptoms

Running the command 'apachectlstop' does not stop the Applications Manager Apache service.


Cause

Sometimes issues with the apache log directory can prevent the apachectlstop command from running.


Resolution:

Navigate to the Apache install directory "path/to/apache/log" and delete the contents of the directory.

Then try again to stop the apache service.