Questions tagged [mamp]

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

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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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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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PHP not working after upgrading to OS Mojave

When i try to open localhost it gives me 403 error message like this "You don't have permission to access / on this server." I have tried changing the permission but nothing happens. It worked fine ...
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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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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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MAMP nginx.conf - invalid number of arguments in “user”

I am having issues starting up Nginx with the MAMP Pro application. When I press start Nginx I get the following error message invalid number of arguments in "user" directive in /Library/Application ...
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Quitting an app makes the control move to MAMP [duplicate]

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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macOS Catalina doesn't allow MAMP permission to certain folders (Documents, Downloads, Desktop)

I have been using MAMP for a few years now, I just updated to macOS Catalina, it seems that macOS Catalina is blocking permissions to the Documents folder among a few others (such as Downloads and ...
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Why XAMPP listens on wrong IP address?

I have a problem with fresh installation of XAMPP. It listens on my local IP address 192.168.64.2 instead of local host 127.0.0.1 Where can i change this so that it listens on my localhost?
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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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MAMP very slow to serve pages using Virtual Hosts on OSX Sierra

I am running MAMP 4.1.1 on my mac mini with OSX Sierra (10.12.3). lately when I try to load pages for a site using a virtual host, it is VERY slow to load. if i load pages without a virtual host ...
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Chrome refuses to flush / refresh DNS—why?

On OSX El Capitan, I have an issue developing a Wordpress site hosted locally by MAMP. When I visit the root hostname specified in MAMP, Chrome redirects me to an old hostname I previously used for ...
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MAMP Pro license record

I purchased a license for MAMP Pro and copy/pasted the license on the webpage when I ordered it. But there is no record of the license key on the invoice or on when I login to their support system.. ...
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Using MAMP 3.4, how do I upgrade to Apache 2.4 and OpenSSL 1.0.2 to meet the ATS iOS 9 requirements?

I've just installed MAMP 3.4 on Yosemite but the Apache version inside is still 2.2. Is there a way to upgrade to Apache 2.4? Moreover I have installed through brew openssl 1.0.2 but MAMP Apache still ...
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How to install memcache on Mavericks? (MAMP)

I have MAMP on my machine, and I would like to install memcache for php, because one of my project throws errors like Fatal error: Class 'Memcache' not found. I installed X-Code from appstore, and ...
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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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Apache localhost doesn't work: Safari can't connect to the server localhost

I have upgraded to El Capitan a few months ago. I have followed a few guides to install and setup AMP: Get Apache, MySQL, PHP and phpMyAdmin working on OSX 10.11 El Capitan But I can't access my /...
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Cannot execute this binary file

appreciate any assistance, I'm a Mac Noob Im trying to upgrade MySQL in MAMP to 5.6 according to the these instructions When I try to run the .command script as per #2 I get the following output: ...
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Change the Apache user in httpd.conf on MAMP?

I have MAMP installed on OS X. This is the /Applications/MAMP/conf/apache/httpd.conf Apache's configuration section for the user which should run the server: ... # # If you wish httpd to run as a ...
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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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Postfix in combinaton with MAMP

I'm trying to get Postfix working on my mac but I can not get it working. Operating system is Mojave 10.14.3 MAMP PRO 5.2.2 I use a hostgator smtp which should work. It works anyway in my mail app. ...
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Configuring XAMPP on macOS Sierra (version 10.12.6)

On a fresh installation of macOS, I decided to use XAMPP (I have previously used MAMP (free ver.)) but I have encountered some simple issues. The general tab shows IP address 192.168.64.2 but my ...
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PHP MAMP user not finding /usr/local/bin

I have a website in a shared Linux hosting that uses Ghostscript. I use by php exec function that executes command line functions, gs commands to render PDF files, by simple gs commands. gs -h (will ...
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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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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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MAMP fails to update mysql

When I try to start my mysql and apache servers through MAMP on macOS, I get a message every time saying that mysql needs to be updated. I try to update mysql through the MAMP interface, but it ...
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MAMP PRO uninstalled but Terminal commands still exist. How to remove them as well?

Source: To "uninstall" MAMP, you only have to delete the MAMP directory and everything returns to the original state I uninstalled MAMP using the Uninstaller from Applications/MAMP PRO. I checked ...
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After updating to MacOS Catalina MAMP doesn't work anymore with root on a network mount

I have a network mount on /var/www (original on /Volumes/internet, connected to afp://nasbox/). This is the document root for my MAMP server (5.5). After upgrading to MacOS Catalina I get 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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List all installed macOS packages

I've inherited a pre-owned Mac running macOS High Sierra. I wish to use it for Web app development. It's been well-used by the previous owner for Software development and DevOps. It runs like a ...
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MAMP not detecting git cloned folders

Inside htdocs if I create a folder, I can see it using mkdir test. However, if I use git clone {address} MAMP does not detect it. The permissions are the same (I even tried chmod 777 the files) but it ...
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Host a site on a Mac [closed]

I have my website locally on my Mac ready to host. It is accessible locally via http://localhost running on MAMP. Let’s say my static public IP from my ISP is : 201.23.45.23 and I’ve already ...
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Does MAMP installation create conflicts with standalone MySql?

I have just installed MAMP. And I have just now realized that I already have a MySQL server and a database that runs under it. Do I now have two MySQL servers? Will they interfere with each other (and ...
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iMac hangs when waking up with MAMP running

I recently installed the latest MAMP version on my iMac running Yosemite 10.10.4. MAMP runs fine, used it all day and left it running overnight. Upon waking up the iMac, I have noticed the system is ...
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PHP not locating mcrypt while using MAMP

I'm using MAMP on a MAC. And in the php info page on MAMP, it says that mcrypt is enabled. However, when I run "php -m" on the terminal, I can't find mcrypt between the php modules. Any advice??
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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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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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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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using Apache DirectoryListing (Index)

I installed MAMP on Mac OS Catalina simply to serve my personal website, all content, no transactions, etc. However: I use Directory Indexing. I have it turned on in MAMP > Apache tab. It works, but: ...
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How to set up “localhost” document root as Mac's “Sites” folder with MAMP PRO 4?

The default MAMP's localhost document root is /Applications/MAMP/htdocs and I want to point it on my /Users/Me/Sites/ folder. I can do easily with MAMP PRO GUI but it's not working after I restarted ...