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From "Boyle Owen" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Configuring
Date Wed, 23 Feb 2005 14:28:44 GMT
The key directive that you need is "DocumentRoot". This tells apache
where to start to look for your files.

For example:


	DocumentRoot /home/web/html



will get


It has to be said that running a webserver is not a trivial task and you
do need a basic understanding of computers, filesystems and networking
to be able to administer one successfully. Like the other poster said,
get a good book, like this one:

Owen Boyle
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-----Original Message-----
From: lukki []
Sent: Mittwoch, 23. Februar 2005 14:25
To: Apache Help List
Subject: [users@httpd] Configuring

I have read the FAQ's, searched and read other questions that have been
asked but the more I read, the more confused and frustrated I become.  I
am not what one would call computer/server literate.

I have installed Apache HTTP Server but still cant work out how to
configure it for my website that I want to host on my own server.  The
closest I have come is being able to see all files and logs for my web
pages when I bring up my web address.

Can Apache be configured to show a website like any other on the net?
and if so, how?

I appreciate any forth coming help/advice.


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