I'm installing Apache on a single computer with WinXP. Can I configure the domain as 127.0.0.1 and server name as localhost?
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Re: Install Apache on a WinXP standalone computer2006-08-30T21:32:52Z in response to SystemAdminCheck out xampp will install apache2 php, mysql, phpmyadmin, and more. From friends of apache
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Re: Install Apache on a WinXP standalone computer2006-10-17T04:30:11Z in response to SystemAdminYou can also use the: C:/Windows/System32/drivers/etc/hosts file to add virtual domains to your computer. So if you wanted to use the domain http://drupal.localhost/
You would add to the etc/hosts file this:
Then in your Apache2 http.conf add this:
Just make sure that you have configured Apache to have permission to run files from C:/websites/ and you are set to start adding many different variations on http://xxxx.localhost/ for local test versions of websites.