Sites not served after Precise - Trusty upgrade - new apache2 documentroot path

Bug #1308570 reported by Ryan Beisner on 2014-04-16
This bug affects 1 person
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apache2 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

An existing site is no longer online following a Precise to Trusty upgrade when the site is in the default DocumentRoot. This is because DocumentRoot on Trusty is now /var/www/html whereas it was /var/www for Precise.

There is a simple work-around for simple deployments: move the contents of /var/www to /var/www/html. More complex scenarios may require additional reconfiguration, such as anything else referencing these as absolute paths.

Changed in apache2 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Low
Joshua Powers (powersj) wrote :

I don't see this a bug, the default configuration changed (and yes it was annoying as heck). /var/www/html has been the default since Trusty now, I'm not sure there is any bug to solve here.

Changed in apache2 (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Incomplete
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for apache2 (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in apache2 (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
Ryan Beisner (1chb1n) wrote :

@powersj - agree. At the time I raised this, Trusty was about to release, and the LTS-to-LTS upgrade story was about to be affected going into Trusty.

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