Apache weirdness

If you’ve ever seen this when starting Apache

apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified
domain name, using <IP address> for ServerName

then check is you have an entry in your /etc/hosts file for this IP address and that the FQDN comes first, then the hostname. If hostname is first, move that to the back and restart/reload Apache. Instead of fiddling with the hosts file a mapping from IP to name in DNS might do, but I have not tested that.

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