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

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Starting Apache2 on Mountain Lion

I have tried every option to get apache2 to work in Mountain Lion, and I am baffled by how impossible the task seems to be. I just got a new iMac and on a fresh, clean install, I went about setting ...
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Can Apache 2.2.24 from MacPorts 2.1.3 run stably on Server 10.6.8 Build 10K549 with symlinked targets?

Mac OS X Server 10.6.8 Build 10K549 running Apache 2.2.24 via MacPorts 2.1.3. Native Mac OS X Server http server disabled. The error message I'm getting in the log is as follows: [Tue Aug 13 ...
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How can I disable any external traffic to my port 80?

I don't want others on the same network (or any network!) to be able to access my machine at port 80, where I have dev websites. I've tried adding this rule to ipfw: deny tcp from any to any ...
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Mac 10.7.3 Web Sharing Won't Start

When I turn it on it says "starting" for a split second and then turns back off. I reinstalled Lion and it still happens. Trying to start it from the command line: cade:~> sudo launchctl load -w ...
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Understanding install of mod_wsgi on apache terminal commands

I'm installing a django development environment on OSX. Apache is, of course, installed by default. From my (very limited) understanding of Macs, I don't believe there is preconfigured functionality ...
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Unable to enable PHP in OSX 10.8 mountain lion

I have enabled php according to PHP's instructions and uncommented, #LoadModule php5_module libexec/httpd/libphp5.so in /private/etc/apache2/httpd.conf. However the line, #AddModule mod_php5.c ...
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I am having trouble getting apache to work via terminal on mac os x 10.8.3

I am a beginner with the terminal app. - I think , while following a tutorial for creating a user configuration file for apache, that I messed something up internally with apache. I cannot even access ...
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How do I access my apache web-server (running locally) from Windows 7 running on Parallels?

I'm running Windows 7 from within Parallels running on MacOS X Lion. I've also setup a local apache server; I can access this server from MacOS X via any browser. I've configured this using a ...
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Web Sharing not getting enabled in MAC OSX10.7.4

I have tried enabling Web Sharing in MAC OSX 10.7.4, but after clicking to check it uncheck it self. I know there's a similar question for it, that is, Web Sharing (Apache) won't turn on in Lion. ...
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Editing $PATH variable for apache on mountain lion

I've just installed ImageMagick using macports and am trying to use it from a php site running on Apache, but nothing I do works to add /opt/local/bin:/opt/local/sbin to my path. So far I've tried ...
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Lost apachectl bin file

How can I recover the apachectl on my OSX? I deleted it, somehow, and now the command apachectl doesn't exist anymore.
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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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Restore Apache settings

I messed up my apache configuration files, is there some way to restore the apache config files (httpd.conf etc..) to default settings? (I'm using Apache that comes shipped with OS X 10.8.2)
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Change Web Sharing “Sites” folder to SkyDrive?

I'm building a web site. There are three Macs that I commonly use for development, depending upon my location: an iMac in San Diego, and iMac in Vegas, and a MacBook Air in all other places. As I move ...
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Setting the config for PHP 5.3.15 and above

I have PHP 5.3.15 running on my Mac (OS 10.8.2). I have Apache running with virtual hosts. Also, I've installed FreeTDS for connecting to MSSQL. I still need to configure the /php/ext/mssql to run ...
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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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localhost doesn't find all files in Sites-Folder

I have a strange problem: I installed XAMPP long time ago and created a folder with an index.php file in my sites folder. When i start XAMPP and go to the browser localhost/~username i can see the ...
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Apache virtualhost - Mac OSX 10.7.3

After upgrading to Lion, all my virtualhosts stopped working. They redirect to "It works" main apache page on my device for some weird reason. Example: /etc/hosts: 127.0.0.1 myhost.com ...
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How do I switch which instance of php is used on my Mac?

I have three installed versions of php on my Mac. When I check using phpinfo() via a web browser, the one that is being invoked is version 5.3.15. I would like to switch it to the installed instance ...
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How to serve the personal website from different folder?

So far, I read on MacRumors of: System-wide site Files at /Library/WebServer/Documents will, by default, be shared as the root Web site when Web sharing is turned on. These files can be ...
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How do I get my user directory working for web sharing again?

I had web sharing enabled in Lion and a web site at http://localhost/~user, where user is my User directory. When I upgraded to Mountain Lion, web sharing (Apache) remained enabled and I can go to ...
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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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How do I enable PHP on Mountain Lion OS X 10.8?

Just upgraded to Mountain Lion, and wanted to make PHP work on the built-in version of Apache.
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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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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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What did the 10.8.2 update do to break an AMP stack's vhosts?

I updated from 10.8.1 to 10.8.2 last week and since then I have yet to get certain vhosts working on my local sandbox. Some of them work fine while others just don't work at all now when they did ...
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How can I delay loading of a launchd Launch Daemon on boot?

I am running OS X Server 10.7.5 on a Mac Mini and I cannot get MacPorts’ Apache2 to start on boot. I have ensured that the Apple-supplied version of Apache is not launching and I have also ensured ...
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How do I get Web Sharing back on Mountain Lion? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enabling Apache in Mac OS X Mountaion Lion Like the title says but with a twist. I DO NOT want to use localhost, but my internal IP instead so I don't want to use all ...
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How should I go about restarting a custom Apache install?

I'm working on a server that was configured by a former employee and I need to restart Apache. Unfortunately, it's not the default install and it's in a different place and apachectl doesn't exist ...
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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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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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Install Apache, PHP and MySQL on Mac w/o MacPorts?

For some reason I can't use MacPorts. So the question is if it's possible to install Apache, PHP and MySQL on Snow Leopard w/o using MacPorts? Please don't offer MAMP or other bundles. Thanks in ...
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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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How can I ask Mountain Lion to have apache2 recognize .cgi and execute it as a CGI script?

I've upgraded from Lion to Mountain Lion, and have noticed as a result of the upgrade, besides my screen saver saying it won't work on this version of OSX, Apache is displaying the private web ...
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Why do httpd and mysqld processes not show up in Activity Monitor?

I'm running Mountain Lions built in Apache2 server. I have started the server and I can see the web pages but I can't see any httpd process in the Activity Monitor. Same goes for MySQL. I can't see ...
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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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Apache doesn't recognize a local zone (BIND) unless restarted frequently

Apache does not recognize the local zone .dev -- returns 404 Not Found. If Apache is restarted it will recognize the local zon. If inactive for ~1hr it no longer recognizes the local zone -- returns ...
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What permissions do I need to give for my server setup?

I am trying to have a server setup for my web app locally on my MacBook Pro. I have installed Apache, PHP successfully and checked out my web app's code to /var/www location. Now there's a script in ...
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Web Sharing won't start after I enable vhosts

This is the first time I've ever used apache, so there's a pretty good chance I'm doing something horribly wrong. I followed some instructions online to edit /private/etc/apache2/httpd.conf make my ...
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How do I set a recognized Apache DocumentRoot under Lion?

I have a fresh Lion install, and to configure Apache, I've edited all of the references to DocumentRoot (and the Directory entry for DocumentRoot) to "/Users/jonathan/mirror" (with or without quotes ...
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web sharing for vhosts?

I'd like to be able to share websites I'm developing with other users in my network using Web Sharing. I don't develop in my 'Sites' folder though, I have a separate folder for all my projects. ...
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Apache module run under MacPorts gives SQLite error

I have an Apache module, compiled from source, which works just fine with the stock Apache 2.2 on Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.7. However, under the Apache 2.2.22 installed by MacPorts, running ...
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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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Can I restart iTunes remotely from my iPhone/iPad?

I am running iTunes, 10.6.1 on my Mac mini running OS X Lion 10.7.4. This Mac mini has my entire media library including a ton of DVDs that were ripped and transcoded to work on Apple TV. I have 3 of ...
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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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apachectl Yields 404 on Shortname, Base Directory Pages

I am building a website for my own education, and am trying to learn Apache. Consequently, I've noticed an odd behavior I was hoping someone could explain. Basically, when I start Apache via ...
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How can I show other people my Sites folder?

I did my first website today using iWeb and I placed it inside the sites folder. From what I understand, this should enable me to show other people my site with this address: ...
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openURL not working?

I have my apache2 server running on my macbook pro and I have an ssh session into my iphone which runs on iOS 5.0.1. I have a folder "files" in my webroot which has a few mp3 files. When I try ...
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Apache slow to find localhost — how can I fix?

I'm running XAMPP on my Mac, which is just an Apache and MySQL server running as my local host. When I set it up, I found port 8000 (the default) was already taken (maybe by the Apache that ships ...
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Sharing local Apache vhost over lan without Hosts/DNS change?

I'm freelancing somewhere and want to share a local (on my MacBook) site with some LAN users via IP. The network structure, time and technical ability here don't allow me get everyone to add host ...