The abbreviation "MAMP" stands for: Macintosh, Apache, Mysql and PHP. The OS X software application "MAMP" will quickly install the whole stack and provide a GUI for management.

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Hostname changed after setting up virtual host in MAMP

I have MAMP Pro installed and recently configured a local virtual host called: test.local. Now my OSX terminal prompt says test:~ username$ I just noticed also when an email bounced back the raw ...
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php tmpfile() - Could not create temporary files

I'm using a local PHP server, and when I try to create a temporary file, I get this message: $temp_file = tmpfile(); Could not create temporary files for attachments. Your tmp directory may be ...
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Allowing any admin user to run MySQL server on startup

I recently installed MAMP on our server in order to launch a Wordpress site. Though everything is working fine I am not the computer's main user, something which results in long downtime when it has ...
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Chrome slow when loading local virtual host

I'm developing a local website with MAMP. I've configured a virtual host (hosts files, and apache vhosts). /etc/hosts file: 127.0.0.1 domain.com MAMP Vhosts config <VirtualHost *:80> ...
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Quitting an app makes the control move to MAMP

I've suffered a bit from this issue - when I quit MAMP, and then restart the app again, everything works just fine. However, when I quit all the other applications except MAMP, then the control ...
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MAMP always grabbing focus when quitting an app in Mavericks

Upgraded from Lion to Mavericks and now when quitting any app, MAMP is always grabbing the focus instead of the previously opened app e.g. open MAMP, open Safari, open TextWrangler, quit TextWrangler, ...
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What is the recommended way to set up and run an OS X web server for a busy public website?

I am moving from a VPS to a dedicated Mac mini server running Mavericks. All I want to do is serve a typical website using Apache, an nginx reverse proxy, PHP and MySQL. My website isn't gigantic, ...
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Something keeps directing sub domains back to my own local host 127.0.0.1

I run mamp pro locally for web development and for each site I have internal maps for: domain.com = remote dev.domain.com = remote domain.dev = local I expect domain.dev is handled by mamp on my ...
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Apache VirtualDocumentRoot, MAMP, .local domain & xip.io?

I have a problem making xip.io works. I have set up my machine to use virtualhosts with MAMP .local domain name. this is my httpd-vhosts.conf file: NameVirtualHost *:80 UseCanonicalName Off ...
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MAMP Pro failing to launch (mysql)

Issue: I try to launch MAMP Pro, enter my system password then it sits there trying to connect to MySQL. This has been running fine previously. Background: I'm running OSX v10.8.2 and Path Finder ...
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Getting PHP response om my Mac OS X 10.8

I've tried to install MAMP (also the "manual version of these things) but I haven't got any PHP enabled response from my web server yet.... Running MAMP and loading localhost/index.html returns "It ...
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Mac Postfix - Force from address, prevent from using Mac Username

After making the switch from Windows using WAMP and sendmail, to Mac using MAMP Pro and hopefully Postfix I am having issues getting the emails configured correctly. I have fully configured the ...
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Python no longer working, Config directory empty

I tried debugging this on my own, but to no avail. Here's the problem - I have a MacBook Pro 13" OS X 10.7.3 with Python 2.7 (no other version installed) I recently installed MAMP from their ...
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Making MAMP site accessible externally

I've set up port forwarding on both Netgear DGN2000 router and airport extreme base station. I've checked with Network Utility that the port 8888 is open. Yet I don't seem to be able to make the ...
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Configuring OS X Lion as server (without server.app)

I purchased a Mac Mini Server (2x500 GB) with Snow Leopard Server. I upgraded to Lion (not Server). The Mac Mini should act as a Homeserver for my development. My needs are: Time Machine on HD2 for ...
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MAMP html source folder

Hi i'm a newbie to Apple products, I installed MAMP on my Mac and now have no idea where the default folder where all the html files are put go to. Also new to web development. Anyone help?
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MAMP Pro OS X Lion FTP - Cannot Find wp-content directory

I am trying to develop a WordPress theme locally on my Mac (running OS X 10.7.3) running MAMP Pro, and am having trouble utilizing FTP. I know in 10.7, FTP has been deprecated, but was able to get ...
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Uninstall MySQL

I'm trying to get a working copy of MAMP. But I once installed the MySQL server seperately, and I can't find a way to uninstall. How can I uninstall this version of MySQL?
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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 ...