apache2ctl v. systemctl [action] apache2.service

Andreas Hasenack andreas at canonical.com
Tue Jul 23 14:41:48 UTC 2019

Hi there,

On Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 8:50 AM Bill Parker <bill at zeltus.eu> wrote:
> What are the pros/cons of using
> apache2ctl stop|start|restart|etc
> instead of
> systemctl start|stop|restart|etc apache2.service

I recall two recent bugs related to your question:
"systemd unable to detect running apache if invoked via "apache2ctl graceful""


"systemctl disable apache2 does nothing"

This last one is still unconfirmed.

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