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apache and rc.d not working in freebsd

Trying to start apache from /usr/local/etc/rc.d but it doesn't seem to be starting?
# cd /usr/local/etc/rc.d/
# ./apachectl start

In FreeBSD you must have apache_enable="YES" inside your /etc/rc.conf file. If you don't, apache will not start via /usr/local/etc/rc.d

Same goes to mysql and any other software you want to start at boot time.

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