How To remove Apache welcome/test page on CentOS 7/8


(: June 19, 2019)

The Apache HTTP Server is free and open-source cross-platform web server released under the Apache License. After installation of Apache web server on a CentOS operating system, there is a default welcome test page which looks similar to below.

To remove this welcome page, delete the file

sudo rm -f /etc/httpd/conf.d/welcome.conf

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sudo systemctl restart httpd

If you access the Server hostname or IP address, you should get a directory listing unless you have a web application.

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