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 The mod_echo Apache module directs the Apache web server to echo the text that you send it via telnet.


The mod_echo Apache module is an example module. It does not provide useful functionality outside of a testing environment.


Use the mod_echo Apache module to test how protocol modules function.


This module has no requirements.


This module has no known compatibility issues.

How to install or uninstall mod_echo

The EasyApache profiles do not provide the mod_echo Apache module by default.

To install or uninstall the mod_echo Apache module, perform the following steps:

  1. Run EasyApache in WHM's EasyApache 3 interface (Home >> Software >> EasyApache 3).


    • To access EasyApache from the command line interface, run the/scripts/easyapache script as the root user.
    • For more information on EasyApache, read our EasyApache documentation.
  2. Select the profile that you wish to modify.

  3. Click the  icon that corresponds to your selection.

  4. Click Next Step in the Apache Version stage.
  5. Click Next Step in the PHP Version stage.
  6. Click Exhaustive Options List in the Short Options List stage.
  7. Perform one of the following actions in the Exhaustive Options List stage: 
    • To install the mod_echo Apache module, select the Echo  option.
    • To uninstall the mod_echo Apache module, deselect the Echo option.
  8. Click Save and Build.
  9. For information on how to configure the mod_echo Apache module, view the Vendor documentation section.

How to enable or disable the module in a custom EasyApache profile file

The following table provides information about how EasyApache refers to the mod_echo Apache module:

EasyApache module namemod_echo
EasyApache Profile EntryApache::optmods::Echo

To enable or disable the mod_echo Apache module in a custom EasyApache profile file, set the Apache::optmods::Echo profile entry to one of the following values:

  • 1 – This value enables the module.
  • 0 – This value disables the module.


The following table provides information on changes to mod_echo Apache module within EasyApache, and content changes to this document:

DateEasyApache versionActionDetails
2/11/20143.24.11Doc updateImplemented case 73225: Remove Apache 1.3 and 2.0
1/31/20133.18.0Doc updateImplemented case 51105: Update for Apache 2.4

Related documentation

Vendor documentation

The following text is an excerpt from Apache's website:

This module provides an example protocol module to illustrate the concept. It provides a simple echo server. Telnet to it and type stuff, and it will echo it.

For more information on the mod_echo Apache module, click the following links:

Apache versionDocumentation
2.2Apache Module mod_echo
2.4Apache Module mod_echo