How to: Find out Apache version from Command Line (SSH)

Have you logged into your server or VPS via command line (SSH – this is really the best and only way to do this now – Telnet is not going to encrypt your communications… this is bad!) and are now wondering how to quickly discover what version of Apache you are running?

Find your Apache version

The command below will get you there:

httpd -v

What this tells you

This will reveal the version of apache installed in whatever flavour of Linux you are running.

Discover Apache version Plesk

If you use Plesk, see this handy guide.

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