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I belive i have got everything under control .. up until now. I have tried starting apache2 and it seems like it has started but when i want to check ...
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    problems starting apache2.0.50 ... need help


    I belive i have got everything under control .. up until now. I have tried starting apache2 and it seems like it has started but when i want to check the status of the server this is what i get ...

    Looking up localhost.
    Making HTTP connection to localhost.
    Alert!: Unable to connect to remote host.

    lynx: Can't access startfile http://localhost/server-status

    I have also pulled this out of apache2/logs folder

    [Sun Jul 25 11:23:05 2004] [warn] pid file /usr/local/apache2/logs/httpd.pid overwritten -- Unclean shutdown of previous Apache run?
    [Sun Jul 25 11:23:05 2004] [notice] Apache/2.0.50 (Unix) configured -- resuming normal operations
    [Sun Jul 25 11:23:05 2004] [alert] (22)Invalid argument: setgid: unable to set group id to Group 4294967295
    [Sun Jul 25 11:23:05 2004] [alert] (22)Invalid argument: setgid: unable to set group id to Group 4294967295
    [Sun Jul 25 11:23:05 2004] [alert] (22)Invalid argument: setgid: unable to set group id to Group 4294967295
    [Sun Jul 25 11:23:05 2004] [alert] (22)Invalid argument: setgid: unable to set group id to Group 4294967295
    [Sun Jul 25 11:23:05 2004] [alert] (22)Invalid argument: setgid: unable to set group id to Group 4294967295
    [Sun Jul 25 11:23:06 2004] [alert] Child 4837 returned a Fatal error...\nApache is exiting!


    .. not sure how to approach this ...

    please give me some guidance

    Thank you ...

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    Looks like its trying to switch to GID 4294967295 you need to open your httpd.conf and check what group Apache is switching to seems this group does not exist.

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