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How to fix Apache – “Could not reliably determine the server’s fully qualified domain name, using for ServerName” Error on Ubuntu

I get this error upon restarting Apache Server on a server running Ubuntu 16.04. This occurs because the ServerName is not set.

To fix this problem, we need to edit the apache2.conf file. Open the terminal and type this command:

At the very bottom of that file and add this line:

This should solve the problem and the error code AH00558 should now be gone. Now restart Apache server using the following command:

I hope this article helps.


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