How to Enable the Apache Server Status Page
The Apache status module,
commonly known as mod_status or server-status, provides
information about the requests Apache is serving and has recently served.
This information includes
- the number of workers serving requests;
- the number of idle workers'
- the status of each worker, the number of requests that worker has
performed, and the total number of bytes served by the worker;
- the total number of accesses and the number of bytes served;
- the time the server was last started/restarted and the time it has been
- averages giving the number of requests per second, the number of bytes
served per second, and the average number of bytes per request;
- the current CPU usage by each worker and in total by all workers; and
- the current hosts and requests being processed.
Enable server-status for an App
To enable the Apache status page, edit
the .htaccess file of
the app you want this page to be available on.
Note that the status page will show information for all apps on a server.
Add the following lines to the top of your app's .htaccess file:
# Use "Require ip" lines to restrict access from only certain IP addresses.
# Require ip 127.0.0.1
# Require ip 184.108.40.206
You can then see the status page at:
If you are requesting the status page from a script, you can
add ?auto to the end of the URL to retrieve the contents in a format
that is easier for your scripts to read.
If you're making the request from within your server and are using
localhost or 127.0.0.1 for the domain name in the request,
be sure to add localhost or 127.0.0.1 as a domain name for your app.
Otherwise, the request will be denied.
Last updated: July 30, 2018