cPanel & WHM no longer develops or updates EasyApache 3. We deprecated EasyApache 3 on December 31, 2018. We removed support for EasyApache 3 in cPanel & WHM version 78.
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Flag files change EasyApache's behavior when they exist in a particular location. Some flag files can contain data which can also control a program's behavior.

You can turn a flag file on with the touch command to create it. To turn a flag file off, use the rm command to remove it.


/var/cpanel/conf/apacheEasyApache Apache profilesNo
/var/cpanel/easyEasyApache profiles and env/opt configsNo
/var/cpanel/perl/easyEasyApache Perl ModulesNo
/var/cpanel/templatesEasyApache Apache TemplatesNo
/var/cpanel/bwlimitedEasyApache mod_bandwidth trackingNo

Standalone configuration files

/var/cpanel/addonmodulesEasyApache 2 Addon ModulesYes

Tomcat startup configuration.


EasyApache 3 does not support new installations of Tomcat.

As of cPanel & WHM version 76, EasyApache 4 now supports Tomcat 8.5. For more information, read our Tomcat documentation.


Flag files

/var/cpanel/attracta/fastincludeoffDisable the Attracta PluginNo
/var/cpanel/disable_patchfdsetsizeSkip increasing max file descriptors when buildingNo
/var/cpanel/dnsonlyApache Max Connections set to 512 on DNSOnlyNo
/var/cpanel/ea3_skip_imap_cleanupPHP5: IMAPNo
/var/cpanel/easy_no_targz_yamlBlocks downloading of targz.yaml from httpupdateNo
/var/cpanel/easy_skip_update_php_mime_typesBlocks execution of /usr/local/cpanel/bin/update_php_mime_types during buildsNo
/var/cpanel/easyapache/no_ea_conf_from_oldBlock EasyApache to EasyApache Profile ConversionYes
/var/cpanel/easy/no_ea_conf_from_oldBlock EasyApache to EasyApache Profile ConversionYes
/var/cpanel/fileprotectEnables Apache's FileProtect module.No
/var/cpanel/mgmt_queue/apache_update_no_restartPrevents a graceful restart of Apache.No
/var/cpanel/use_apache_confWhether to use the Apache configuration file.No
/var/cpanel/use_easy_test_branchPreviously indicated whether to use EasyApache 3 test build(s)Yes
/var/cpanel/use_this_imap_pathPHP5: IMAP: Specify an alternate IMAP library path in the contents of this file.No
/var/cpanel/usebsdpkgsPreviously indicated whether to use FreeBSD PackagesYes