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August 22, 2005, 10:59 pm
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I have had to reinstall windows and at present I am currently trying to
put back in place my apache2/php4 setup.
I have installed apache and I get the http://localhost 'apache is
installed' page. Nice one!
When I try to configure apache with PHP unzipped into a folder (c:/php)
and run it as a module, no matter what I try it just wont load the PHP
page in 'htdocs'. I havent yet set it to automatically load
'localhost/index.php' when you simply type in 'localhost', so when I do
this is presents me with a page with the file contents of localhost.
index.php is there but when I click it I then get a 404 error.
I had originally put a post up before which I think worked for me then,
but not now.
I have tried the following httpd.conf settings:
ScriptAlias /php4/ "C:/php/"
AddType application-xhttpd-php .php
Action application-xhttpd-php "/php/php.exe"
Im no expert on Apache so when something like this happens Im kinda
stuck. I searched on Google but it appears there are so many different
ways of installing php on apache.
Re: Installing PHP / Apache problems (again)
Remove the '4' from the URL-path in the ScriptAlias directive, or add it
to the cgi-script argument of the Action directive ("/php4/php.exe").
Be aware that you might also need to allow access to the C:/php/
directory with a Directory directive. See the cgi-bin alias, for example
(search for: ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/).
Hope that helps,
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