How to Install mod_session in Ubuntu

install mod_session ubuntu

mod_session is a useful Apache module that allows you to store & manage user-specific session data. It allows you to easily track user sessions. Here’s how to install mod_session in Ubuntu.


How to Install mod_session in Ubuntu

Before you proceed, please ensure you have installed Apache web server on your Ubuntu system.


1. Enable mod_session

SSH into your linux system, or open a terminal. Enable mod_session in Ubuntu with the following command:

$ sudo a2enmod session


2. Restart Apache Server

Restart Apache server to apply changes

$ sudo service apache2 restart


3. Verify mod_session is enabled

You can check if mod_session is enabled by running the following command

For Debian/Ubuntu systems:

$ apache2ctl -t -D DUMP_MODULES
$ apache2ctl -M


For RHEL/CentOS systems

$ apachectl -t -D DUMP_MODULES
$ httpd -M
$ apache2ctl -M


This will give you a list of all loaded/enabled modules. Here’s a sample output:

$ apachectl -M
Loaded Modules:
core_module (static)
mpm_prefork_module (static)
http_module (static)
so_module (static)
auth_basic_module (shared)
auth_digest_module (shared)
authn_file_module (shared)
authn_alias_module (shared)
authn_anon_module (shared)
authn_dbm_module (shared)
authn_default_module (shared)
authz_host_module (shared)
authz_user_module (shared)
authz_owner_module (shared)
authz_groupfile_module (shared)
authz_dbm_module (shared)
authz_default_module (shared)
ldap_module (shared)
authnz_ldap_module (shared)
include_module (shared)


You will find mod_session in the output.

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