httpd-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Boysenberry Payne <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache 2.0 running but http://localhost won't work.
Date Fri, 27 Jan 2006 21:17:37 GMT
You might need to set:


in your httpd.conf file....

Boysenberry | |

On Jan 27, 2006, at 12:41 PM, Chris D'Ambrosio wrote:

>> hi, i just recently downloaded Apache 2.0 to my system 
>> (apache_2.0.55-win32-x86-no_ssl.msi)
>> i'm running windows XP home edition.
>> the msi would not start downloading until i turned off my wireless 
>> connection (not sure if this could be the root of the problem). once 
>> turned off the msi wizard began. i selected a typical install... 
>> setting my network domain and server domain to "localhost".
>> once complete, i noticed the feather in the taskbar with the green 
>> light indicating that the apache application had downloaded 
>> successfully and was running properly. i then opened up an internet 
>> explorer browser and typed:
>> http://localhost/
>> this is where the problem occ urs. the page will not load. I get your 
>> typical, "the page cannot be displayed" message. i even tried 
>> shutting down my compu
>> ter and
>> starting apache. still no luck. i've also tried this with my wireless 
>> connection on and off.
>> seems like i'm close but can figure out why i cannot see the default 
>> apache page in my browser.
>> any help would be appreciated.
>> thanks.
>> chris.

The official User-To-User support forum of the Apache HTTP Server Project.
See <URL:> for more info.
To unsubscribe, e-mail:
   "   from the digest:
For additional commands, e-mail:

View raw message