Apache2 not running

Keywords: LAPP/MAPP/WAPP - AWS - Technical issue - Permissions
bnsupport ID: 19255064-14b7-ce33-8fcf-20532617a583
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Hi @macjobhk,

Thanks for using Bitnami. According to the bnsupport bundle, your server is running out of free memory available, and it is preventing new processes to be started

Display amount of free and used memory in the system
Running: free -m
In: /opt/bitnami


              total        used        free      shared  buff/cache   available
Mem:            987         632          75           3         279         198
Swap:           634          19         615

The tool detected the next situations in your server that can cause errors. Can you check the recommended links to try to fix it?

? Apache: Found possible issues
? WordPress: Found possible issues
? Resources: Found possible issues
✓ Database: No issues found
  1. Found recent Pagespeed related error messages in the Apache error log:
[Thu Mar 11 15:09:08.674350 2021] [pagespeed:error] [pid 28829:tid 139768662796032] [mod_pagespeed @28829] PageSpeed Serf fetch failure rate extremely high; only 0 of 38 recent fetches fully successful; is fetching working?

We suggest disabling pagespeed and check if that improves the behavior. Please check the following guide to disable Pagespeed:


  1. Found recent error messages in the Apache error log.
[Wed Mar 10 17:12:51.004942 2021] [proxy_fcgi:error] [pid 19546:tid 139769325360896] (-102)Unknown error -102: [client] AH01075: Error dispatching request to : (reading input brigade)

Please check the following guide to troubleshoot server issues:


  1. The Apache configuration has errors:
httpd.bin: Syntax error on line 562 of /opt/bitnami/apache2/conf/httpd.conf: Could not open configuration file /opt/bitnami/apache2/conf/bitnami/bitnami.conf: No such file or directory

Please check the configuration.

  1. Some files don’t have the expected permissions Please check the following guide:


  1. Your instance has little available RAM memory.
              total        used        free      shared  buff/cache   available
Mem:            987         634          68           3         284         193
Swap:           634          15         619

thank for support!
But the system said apache2 not running

How to solve it

I already disable the page speed

How to enable apache2 again?

Hi, l really dono how to fix the permission issue. pls help

Hi @macjobhk,

In the provided link, you have the needed information to understand the permissions issue and how to fix them. Just remember to replace TARGET with /opt/bitnami/apps/wordpress/htdocs, as this is the directory where your application is really installed.