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Unable to start apache for GroupWise WebAccess

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Novell GroupWise 2012
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11


After attempting to make Webaccess SSL Apache will not load.
Unable to start apache for GroupWise WebAccess.
Starting apache (rcapche2 start) fails, showing failed - providing the following error:
Starting httpd2 (prefork) Syntax error on line 1 of /etc/apache2/conf.d/gw.conf: Invalid command 'ProxyPass', perhaps misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration.
The command line was:
/usr/sbin/httpd2-prefork -f /etc/apache2/httpd.conf -DSSL


  1. Edit /etc/sysconfig/apache2
  2. Append the following to the end of the APACHE_MODULES section:
    proxy proxy_ajp
    Note: Verify these are added at the end of the list and closed properly at the end with a "
  3. Save and close.
  4. From a terminal window, enter the following:


Apache not loading the necessary modules.


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  • Document ID:7012914
  • Creation Date:20-JUL-13
  • Modified Date:24-AUG-16
    • NovellGroupWise
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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