Adding Virtual Domains to Apache

Virtual Hosts are great for servers, it allows you to have multiple domains, Subdomains and Users all use the same Web Host (Server) and Is easy to configure.   First Please make sure your server is configured to use Virtual Hosts, See Here , Please note this is fundamental   Now you have your domain on a Virtual host you can now add others, But you need to add your Host to your DNS zone file from your domain regestrar, See Here     Now you are ready browse to your Apache installation folder and go to httpd-vhosts.conf [box type=”shadow”]apacheconfextrahttpd-vhosts.conf[/box]   and… Continue reading Adding Virtual Domains to Apache

How to Configure Apache to use Virtual Hosts

Using Apache is Good, but for one website is limiting its potential you can create multiple websites, domains and sub-domains with Apache, see below.     First you need to stop your server, you can do this on lunix by entering [box type=”shadow”] $ sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 stop [/box] into your terminal, this allows you to make changes to files in your server without breaking it, for windows you need to stop Apache using Xammp, see below.                                 Now Enable Mod_log_config browse here [box type=”shadow”]xamppapacheconf[/box] and in… Continue reading How to Configure Apache to use Virtual Hosts

Xampp and Apache

I recently played around with Apache and fond it incredibly educational. I used Apache for multiple websites and sub-domains, and its a great web server. and I like Xampp’s user Interface, allowing me to edit, configure and Error check my site.   Don’t get me wrong though, there are some downfalls when putting it through its paces using Owncloud I discovered that php supported was only allowing 2GB uploads, because it is 32Bit, I later discovered that Xampp is only 32Bit for Windows. This was a major disappointment for me, but I still found workarounds. Apache is great and easy to… Continue reading Xampp and Apache