Its location on File System: As you know there are three ORACLE_HOME in Apps 8.0.6, iAS, 9.2.0.
Web Server is under iAS ----- iAS stands for Internet Application server ------ Theenvironment variable to go to this location in apps user is (cd $)IAS_ORACLE_HOME.
To find out the version of Apache and iAS, go to this location and type this if environment file is not sourced.
//ora/iAS/Apache/Apache/bin] $ httpd -v
httpd.conf - is a key configuration file for Oracle HTTP Server.
httpds.conf - this is configuration file if we use SSL (Secure Socket layer)
How Oracle Apache Server Works?
Apache is a program that runs under a suitable multitasking operating systemsuch as Windows, Netware, OS2 and various unix flavours. The Apache binary is
called “httpd” under unix and normally runs in background. On unix OnDemand
environments you can
see “httpd” exec
Starting and Stopping Apache:
You can start or stop httpd processes using httpd command line however, File “apachectl’, which is a shell script calls this “httpd” executable and you can thus start or stop Apache
program using apachectl start or stop arguments. Generally, in EBSO application, we use
“adapcctl.sh” script from $SCRIPT_TOP location. This file reads environment variablesand again calls “apachectl” file to start, stop or display status of Apache processes. Thus,