Apache 2.4 is installed on a Plesk for Linux server:
Checking in Plesk interface
Checking in CLI
For RHEL-based operating systems (CentOS, RHEL, CloudLinux):
# rpm -qa | grep httpd
For Debian and Ubuntu:
# dpkg -l | grep apache2
ii apache2 2.4.18-2ubuntu3.8 amd64 Apache HTTP Server
Ordercan be found in the file
/var/www/vhosts/example.com/httpdocs/.htaccesswhen opening it in Plesk in Domains > example.com > File Manager.
In the server shell, the output of the following command is not empty:
# grep Order /var/www/vhosts/example.com/httpdocs/.htaccess
The following error can be found in the domain’s error log – either in Plesk in Domains > example.com > Logs or directly on the server in the file
[access_compat:error] [pid 13317:tid 140073563543296] [client 203.0.113.2:51234] AH01797: client denied by server configuration: /var/www/vhosts/example.com/httpdocs/
403 error, apache default page or just a blank page can be shown on a website.
Apache 2.4 is installed on the server, but the file
.htaccess contains authorization and authentication entries with syntax from the 2.2 version.
Note: This article is intended for use by server administrators. In case there is no administrative access to the Plesk interface or administrative SSH access to the server, contact the server administrator or server provider.
In Plesk interface
Go to Domains > example.com > File Manager and click on the name of the file
Replace the directives as follows:
Allow from all
Require all granted
Click OK or Apply to save the changes.
Directly on the server
Note: See all possible collisions between Apache 2.2 and 2.4 configuration syntax in Apache official documentation.