15.4 Testing the Apache HTTP Server

To test that an Apache HTTP server is working:

If the browser displays the Apache 2 Test Page, the server is working correctly.

To test that the server can deliver content, create an HTML file named index.html in the directory specified by the DocumentRoot directive (by default, /var/www/html). After reloading the page, the browser should display this HTML file instead of the Apache 2 Test Page.