Cannot load /etc/httpd/modules/mod_file_cache.so into server: /etc/httpd/modules/mod_file_cache.so:

Stopping httpd:                                            [FAILED]
Starting httpd: httpd: Syntax error on line 73 of /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf: Cannot load /etc/httpd/modules/mod_file_cache.so into server: /etc/httpd/modules/mod_file_cache.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
                                                           [FAILED]
This is usually because the file is not found in the expected location.   This often happens when moving an httpd.conf between different servers and versions of Apache.  I

In this case for some reason in a newer version of Apache the module mod_file_cache.so is missing.

In the case of Centos/RHEL 5 it was, but in RHEL/Centos 6 mod_file_cache is missing according to this from the RHEL website:

4.4. Apache HTTP Server

Below is a list of changes for the Apache HTTP Server that are noteworthy when migrating to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6:
  • The mod_file_cache, mod_mem_cache, and mod_imagemap modules are no longer supported.

The Solution/Replacement

mod_disk_cache or mod_cache

It is as simple as the following in httpd.conf

CacheEnable disk /
 

This significantly improves the load times especially when Apache is using ProxyPass as a proxy server in front of the real host.


Tags:

etc, httpd, modules, mod_file_cache, server, syntax, conf, directory, servers, versions, apache, newer, module, centos, rhel, website, http, noteworthy, migrating, enterprise, linux, mod_mem_cache, mod_imagemap, supported, replacement, mod_disk_cache, mod_cache, cacheenable, disk, significantly, improves, proxypass, proxy,

Latest Articles

  • QEMU-KVM soundhw deprecated how to enable sound in QEMU 4.x series
  • Virtualbox Error Cannot register the hard disk because a hard disk with UUID already exists solution
  • kernel: [549267.368859] mate-terminal[7871]: segfault at 2000000101 ip 00007f5d0a9548f0 sp 00007fff7012c610 error 4 in libgobject-2.0.so.0.4800.2[7f5d0a920000+52000]
  • apcupsd how to setup and monitor APC UPS units
  • How To Password Reset, Recover, Bypass, Remove and Unlock on Windows 10,8,7,Vista,XP,NT,2000,2003,2008,2012,2016,2019 Administrative Login Programs
  • Nvidia Ubuntu Linux Screentearing Video with solution driver
  • ?? Question Marks for time, permissions and size of a file?
  • mdadm how to stop a check
  • access denied by acl file qemu-kvm: bridge helper failed
  • Linux NIC connecting at 100M instead of 1000M gigabit speeds? It could be overheating
  • "This kernel requires the following features not present on the CPU: cmov Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU.
  • http://vault.centos.org/5.9/os/i386/repodata/filelists.xml.gz: [Errno -1] Metadata file does not match checksum solution
  • Linux Ubuntu Wifi Disabled Only Works When Laptop Plugged Into Wall AC Power
  • CentOS 6 impossible to compile a newer libguestfs
  • chroot
  • How To Get Started on Ubuntu with gpt-2 OpenAI Text Prediction
  • Remove cloud-init in your VM
  • QEMU-KVM KVM Command Line Practical Guide
  • Linux How To Change NIC Name to eth0 instead of enps33 or enp0s25
  • virt-resize: error: libguestfs error: could not create appliance through libvirt.