apache2ctl v. systemctl [action] apache2.service

Bill Parker bill at zeltus.eu
Tue Jul 23 11:49:22 UTC 2019

What are the pros/cons of using

apache2ctl stop|start|restart|etc

instead of

systemctl start|stop|restart|etc apache2.service

commands? I'm more used to using apache2ctl myself (well, apachectl as
was!) but is this just a (stolen from perl) example of "there's more than
one way to do it"?
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