How To Start, Stop, Restart And Check The Status Of Apache And MySQL On Centos

In this tutorial we will cover how to start, stop, and restart Apache and MySQL on CentOS. Since CentOS is used mostly for a server we will do these steps all at the command line (terminal). We will also use another command to check the status of the services to make sure they are really up or down. Let's get started!

 

 

Apache:


 

How to Start Apache

/etc/init.d/httpd start

 

 

CentOS command Start Apache Web Server - /etc/init.d/httpd start

 

 

How to Stop Apache

/etc/init.d/httpd stop

 

 

CentOS - Command to Stop Apache Web Server /etc/init.d/httpd stop

 

 

How to Restart Apache

/etc/init.d/httpd restart

 

 

CentOS command restart Apache Web Server /etc/init.d/httpd restart

 

 

How to View Apache Status

(Tell if it is running)

/etc/init.d/httpd status

(Example of Apache being stopped)

 

Centos - View Apache Status - Stopped example - /etc/init.d/httpd status

 

 

(Example of Apache Running)

 

 

CentOS command to view apache web server status - Example Running - /etc/init.d/httpd status

 

 

 

 

MySQL


 

How to Start MySQL

/etc/init.d/mysqld start

 

 

CentOS command Start MySQL server - /etc/init.d/mysqld start

 

 

How to Stop MySQL

/etc/init.d/mysqld stop

 

 

CentOS command  - Stop MySQL server - /etc/init.d/mysqld stop

 

 

 

How to Restart MySQL

/etc/init.d/mysqld restart

 

 

CentOS Command to Restart MySQL -  /etc/init.d/mysqld restart

 

 

How to View MySQL Status

(Tell if it is running)

/etc/init.d/mysqld status

 

(Example of MySQL Server Running)

 

 

CentoS - View MySQL Server Status - /etc/init.d/mysqld status | Example: Running

 

 

(Example of MySQL stopped)

 

 

CentOS Command to View MySQL server status - /etc/init.d/mysqld status

 

 

Hope you found this helpful!