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Apache not able to restart

Trying to restart apache from terminal using following command:

 sudo service apache2 restart

when executing that command getting below error:

Job for apache2.service failed. See "systemctl status apache2.service" and "journalctl -xe" for details. 
Maybe this will help to find the cause:

journalctl | tail
In my case it was a mistake in the configuration file:
AH00526: Syntax error on line 5 of /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/mydomain-wsf.lan.conf


To replace configuration files that have been deleted, without purging the package, you can do:
sudo apt-get -o DPkg::Options::="--force-confmiss" --reinstall install apache2

To fully remove the apache2 config files, you should:
sudo apt-get purge apache2

which will then let you reinstall it in the usual way with:
sudo apt-get install apache2

Purge is required to remove all the config files - if you delete the config files but only remove the package, then this is remembered & missing config files are not reinstalled by default.

 apt-get purge libapache2-mod-php5 php5 && \ apt-get install libapache2-mod-php5 php5
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