Sample Apache Virtual Host Configuration File - vhost.conf

Published: 2024-01-19 | Updated: 2024-05-16

Sample default /etc/apache2/sites-available/default.conf file

Note: This file is for non-SSL requests. Certbot sets up the SSL version when it runs. It is important to have this file operating correctly before running Certbot to set up certificates b/c Certbot copies this file as template for the SSL version.

<VirtualHost *:80>

  DocumentRoot /var/www/myDomain/public

  # This directive will send all requests to index.php
  <Directory /var/www/myDomain/public>
    # Disallow .htaccess override
    AllowOverride All

    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteRule . index.php
 ErrorLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log
 CustomLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/access.log combined

 ErrorDocument 404 /404.html

 # Overrides what's in /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/dir.conf
 <IfModule mod_dir.c>
    DirectoryIndex index.php index.html index.htm