Making a apache server

Discussion in 'Web Design & Coding' started by Corvette, Jan 13, 2004.

  1. Corvette

    Corvette Sauske!

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    I'm making a local test server to make skins for forums on. I'd just like to post this so you can discuss the making of a local test server.

    I am using this guide: http://robouk.mchost.com/tuts/tutorial.php?tutorial=server1 Things are going well, At the time of posting I just got PHP to work!
     
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  2. Glaanieboy

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    What's there to talk about? It's funny to learn, you are never out of resources (disc space), you can upgrade whenever you want and you even redirect a domain name to it. One major downside is still security. You need a good firewall, else you'll be flooded and your connection blocked etc. This has happened to me several times and luckily the manufacturer of my router brought out a new firmware with upgrades to the hardware firewall. That has saved me many times.
     
  3. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Fun OS X Feature: To get apache up and running, all you need to do is tick a box. no arsing about with configs ;)

    glaanie's right though, setup a good firewall, don't want outside connections to it (or do you? o_0)
     
  4. NetRyder

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    What's the fun in that? :p
     
  5. Corvette

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    No, this is just on my computer, Type this in on another computer: http://localhost/ and you'll proably get nothing! But on my comp you'll see a Apache server test page.
     
  6. Glaanieboy

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    VS, what's your IP?
     
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  8. SPeedY_B

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    Really? I see an apache test page too!!!! How about that..
     
  9. chris

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    har :D
     
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    I see three different forums running on three different forum platforms.
     
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  14. X-Istence

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    wow, its the loopback interface.

    127.0.0.1 was origionally created to test the loopback interface, after that people decided that binding local services was a good idea, and that is how the name localhost, or localhost.localdomain came about.
     
  15. Corvette

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    NOT! I only have 1 test forum running this php flat file database board called UPB. I don't have MySQL running yet.
     
  16. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    He wasn't talking about you.
     
  17. X-Istence

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    Vipersnake: if your are in linux: rm -rf /, if you are in windows deltree c:\*.* /y

    Thank you :)
     
  18. j79zlr

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    now now x-istence, deltree isn't supported in XP, so that should be rmdir c:\* /s
     
  19. NetRyder

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  20. X-Istence

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    Sorry sir, havnt used Windows since i last newfs -t ufs2 -<parameters> it :p.