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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Locked Apache configuration file
Date Sat, 20 Mar 2010 14:48:45 GMT
On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 9:23 AM, Marc Buyens <> wrote:
> Thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately, it does not solve the mystery. I
> installed the tool and used the search option to find references to the
> file, but without result. I am not an expert in these things, but I tried
> finding references to the file or its folder, etc. in various ways, but it
> does not return any results.
> Another thing that I observed is that I can rename the file, but if I do so,
> the file is immediately recreated.

What made you think it was "locked" in the first place?  There's a
Vista/Win7 FAQ that lets users edit administrator-owned files by
silently redirecting them as soon as you make changes, but Apache sees
the original.

Eric Covener

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