Server does a few specific tricks really well and is a good choice for those. For things like database , web, and mail services, I have found it easier to just setup the client OS version manually. Lines in bold are what you will have to type in. Lines in bold courier should be typed at the Terminal. If you aren't familiar with vi, go to line by typing "G" without the quotes.
Then just press 'x' over the ' ' character to delete it.
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Then type ':w! Lion and later versions no longer create personal web sites by default. If you already had a Sites folder in Snow Leopard, it should still be there.
To create one manually, enter the following:. That file may not exist and if you upgrade from an older version, you may still not have it. It does appear to be created when you create a new user. If that file doesn't exist, you will need to create it with:.
If you already have this file, you can configure Perl to run from any directory like PHP by changing the line that says:. Now you are ready to turn on Apache itself. But first, do a sanity check. Sometimes copying and pasting from an internet forum can insert invisible, invalid characters into config files. Check your configuration by running the following command in the Terminal:. If this command returns "Syntax OK" then you are ready to go.
It may also print a warning saying "httpd: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name".
But for a development server, you don't need to do anything. You can just ignore that warning. You can safely ignore other warnings too. If you want to add modules to PHP, I suggest the following site. On my new iMac, with OS I had to tweak a few things to get 5. Communities Contact Support. Sign in Sign in Sign in corporate. Browse Search. Ask a question.
User profile for user: etresoft etresoft. Mac OS X Speciality level out of ten: 0. More Less. User profile for user: softwater softwater. May 4, PM Great guide, thanks John.
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Dec 30, PM Testing user tips. User profile for user: Austin Kinsella1 Austin Kinsella1. Mar 26, PM Hi Etresoft. When did that happen?
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I updated that for High Sierra. Oh well, I've updated it again. Ask a question Reset.