I to came across the same problem earlier.
Haii, I to had faced the same problem while i was configuring apatche server for the first time but trickily i had searched the config file for the phrase index.html through grep, and i was taken to directory index which i had not noticed when i had gone throught the entire file.
Is apache a mail server too?
Question number 2: I noticed that you can change the default admin email address inside the apache config file. Right now, i think that it is set as something like firstname.lastname@example.org. If you purchase a domain lets say www.domain.com and change the admin email to email@example.com, will apache also act as a mail server? If so, where does it place incoming mail? Thanks
Apache Will Not Act as A Mail Server
Apache cannot act as a mail server. The ServerAdmin directive assigns an e-mail address that appears in conjunction with many error messages issued by the server. If you host a large number of virtual Web sites, you may want to use a different e-mail address for each virtual host so you can immediately determine which server a problem reporter is talking about.
Syntax: ServerAdmin e-mail_address
Default setting: None
Context: Server config, virtual host
The ServerAdmin directive will show whom should the visitor accessing the site report if he/she encounters a error message.