The popular open-source Web server application, an implementation of which is included in Mac OS X.

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OSX 10.7 Apache can't do file uploads to local server

I have Apache running on another machine on the local network but am unable to do certain things that I can on the live server - namely perform file uploads. Wordpress tells me this may be because ...
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How do I stop Apache from starting up automatically?

I'm running Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 and Web Sharing is turned off in System Prefs. I don't think this is specifically related to Lion. Basically, I'm a frontend developer and there are always backend ...
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Add custom options to Apache Vhost config

In Snow Leopard Server I was able to add lines to the Apache vhost files in /etc/apache2/sites in order to add custom configuration options. In Lion Server those changes are overwritten as soon as ...
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Apache permissions

I'm trying to get LAMP working on OSx Lion and am having a little trouble. Have Apache, MySQL, and PHP set up and working just fine. Have turned on "Website" under sharing in Settings. Removed the ...
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Setting up Lion Server on iMac but can't get remote access to the server via my associated domain name

I have been following wegotserved.com tutorial on setting up Lion Server and have hit a wall. I have static IP address which is associated with my domain name. When I try to access my domain through ...
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Pow conflict when pointing to my IP

Some time ago I had installed Pow to run my sinatra apps. Now today I wanted to use my Mac's built in web sharing to test an html file as rendered on my iPod Touch. I browsed to 10.0.1.20/~francesco/ ...
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Cannot connect to server “localhost”?

I've been developing web apps for several months now on my mac using the built in apache server and everything has been fine. I restarted my mac this morning and now when I try to connect to anything ...
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How can I increase command line memory_limit for PHP with MAMP PRO?

I've edited every single php.ini on my Mac (at least all the ones found by "locate") and still can't seem to increase the memory_limit directive for PHP. I'm using MAMP PRO and running PHP scripts in ...
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How to diagnose an unknown apache setup?

I've been using mamp for a while now and everything has been working great. Then today I go to start it up and mamp alert tells me that apache is already running on that port and to pick another one. ...
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Apache starts even if web sharing is disabled

I do web development so I normally have web sharing turned on in the sharing preferences. After upgrading to Lion I have been continuing with the web development projects I have pretty much as ...
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localhost shortcuts

I have php and apache enabled and a folder test located in my ~/Sites. Is there anyway to access it thanks to the address http://test.dev instead of http://localhost/~user/test ?
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How to activate mod_rewrite on MacOSX Lion

I tried to activate the mod_rewrite module in the httpd.conf, but I do not succeed to make it work. I'm running Lion, and my goal is to do URL rewriting in ~USER/Sites/mysite Can someone help me ...
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Web Sharing does not work with FileVault?

I want to use both Web Sharing and FileVault however when I turned on FileVault, my home directory Sites folder came up in the browser as permission denied, even though the Unix permissions were 777, ...
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How to forward port 80 to run a server

So I turned on Web Sharing on my mac and put a basic HTML file in the folder for it, but I want to know how to make it accessible from any computer. How would I do that?
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Apache bonjour module and Sites folder template

I just upgraded to Lion and because I do web design, first thing I did was turning on Web Sharing to get Apache running. While checking the logs I found that the Bonjour module can't find a file and ...
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Configuring SSL with Apache under Lion

Following on from my previous question (which I answered myself), Configuring OS X 10.7 Lion Server to serve Rails Apps via Apache ...I'm now looking to set up SSL. Again, I have the config working ...
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How to turn Mac OS X Lion into a web server?

After using MAMP for ages, I found out I could actually use Snow Leopard's built-in Apache server. Now that I've upgraded to Lion, I have no idea how to do this anymore. Do you know how to turn my ...
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Is there a GUI front-end to Apache for Mac OS X (Lion)?

I am using the default Apache and PHP installs that are present in OS X Lion. But I would like to make some settings (like adding Virtual Hosts to Apache) using a GUI interface. Is there such a thing? ...
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Web Sharing Apache Localhost - Access permissions

I want to install phpMyAdmin on the native Apache webserver that is bundled with Mac OS X 10.6. I turned on Web Sharing in System Preferences. Yet, me fear is that my computer is granting access to ...
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How to change MPM prefork to worker on default Apache OSX installation?

On CentOS, the Apache configuration can be found in /etc/sysconfig/httpd How to change MPM prefork to worker on default Apache OSX installation?
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~/Sites folder gives 403 error

This is likely a stupid question, and it should be easy, but I'm clearly not seeing it. My local Sites directory seems to have changed permissions since using it yesterday. It's been working fine ...
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Configuring OS X 10.7 Lion Server to serve Rails Apps via Apache

I have a number of Rails Apps working just great under Snow Leopard, but would like to migrate these to Lion. However, like many others, the rug has been pulled from under my feet by the changes that ...
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How to move the web server folder for web sharing?

How do I move the Library/WebServer/Documents folder, which contains files shown by http://localhost ? For instance, to the Desktop. Also, can the ~/Sites folder be moved too?
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How to control apache service on OS X (start/stop/restart/graceful restart)?

I have Apache installed on OS X and I want to know what command I can use to: start apache stop apache restart apache gracefully restart apache Also I want to know if the commands were successful ...
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How to enable ssh login for _www user?

In order to deploy files the the apache server running on OS X host I want to ssh/scp to it using the _www user. I do not want to use root because I want to be sure that I always put the files with ...
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how to setup Mass Virtual Host using VirtualDocumentRoot on Snow Leopard

Running Snow Leopard, I have enabled the build in apache(with indexing) and php, and installed and enabled mysql. I have setup my sites in the ~/Sites directory, named: www.site1.dev www.site2.dev ...
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Mac OS X Server 10.6.7: Disable Apache?

I'm doing some Rails dev, and I'm trying to get Pow running. After making the appropriate symlink, if I try to go to idealm_web.dev/ (idealm_web being the name of my Rails project), I get this: I ...
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Cannot start MySQL server with AppleScript - Snow Leopard

I've sucessfully installed MySQL server (5.5.11) on my MAC Snow Leopard. I can start the server using PreferencePane, using command line sudo /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqld_safe but cannot use the same ...
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Advantages of using MAMP stack over Mac's native Web Sharing and downloaded MySQL

I'm wondering what are the advantages of using a MAMP stack instead of Web Sharing provided with Mac natively and MySQL downloaded and installed manually? I can see how in some cases MAMP can have ...
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Accessing Mac's Virtual Hosts from Parallel's XP

I am having problem with accessing Virtual Hosts (located on my Mac) from XP installed via Parallels. Here's the setup: Mac OS X 10.6.6 using pre-installed apache running via Web Sharing (not ...
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ASP & PHP Web Server on OS X

On Windows, I ran Xampp on port 80 for PHP/MySQL and IIS on port 8080 for ASP. For OS X, what's the best route to take... Should I just run Xampp for Mac for PHP/mySQL, or is there a better option ...
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How do I set which Apache / PHP 10.6 should run?

All my problems stemmed from trying to get mcrypt for PHP installed. Last night I gave in and followed a tutorial of how to do a totally fresh apache2 and php5.3.3 install. I did this using macports ...
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Why does OS X's Apache server give different results using real and virtual addresses?

I'm developing a WordPress site on my Mac, running OS X 10.6.4. I'm using OS X's built-in Apache server to run the site locally during development. I've set up WordPress and connected it to OS X's ...