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From Larry Flathmann <market...@elrancho.com.mx>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Editing the conf breaks my server
Date Mon, 03 Apr 2006 22:10:35 GMT
What do the error logs (in the Program Files/Apache... /logs folder) say?

BTW, don't worry! You are going to get Apache to work. Little glitches 
like this always get resolved! :)

Paul wrote:
> Greetings all
>
> Newbie alert!  I am new to this list and new to apache, so please 
> forgive me if my understandings of the protocols aren't 100% yet
>
> I also did not find a dedicated list for win32 so I have assumed its 
> the same list.
>
> please correct me if I am wrong
>
>
> I have a problem that I seriously cannot pinpoint.
>
> I do a bit of development on my local box and use apache (of course) 
> as my web server
> I have installed apache quite a few times before and know how to 
> change the document root to another localtion ( ie D:\wed ) etc
>
> Now I recently reinstalled windows from scratch and am now in the 
> process of reinstalling apache. Trying to.
>
> I install it, open a web broswer, type localhost and i get the default 
> page
>
> i edit the httpd.conf file and change the document root from
> DocumentRoot "C:/Program Files/Apache Group/Apache2/htdocs"
>
> to
>
> DocumentRoot "D:/web"
>
> Which is where my web root sits
>
> I also edit
>
> # This should be changed to whatever you set DocumentRoot to.
> #
> <Directory "C:/Program Files/Apache Group/Apache2/htdocs">
>  to
> <Directory "D:/web">
>
> and save the config and restart the server
>
> The minute I restart the server and hit localhost in my browser , it 
> hangs and searches for localhost and never finds it
>
> I have tried changing the config back to its original state to test it 
> again, restarting the server service all the time and still no joy.
>
> I use the apache monitor to restart the service
>
> NO joy
>
> its no proxy settings or anything of the sort as I do not have  any proxy
>
> however when I go into windows services and restart the service from 
> there and not the apache services monitor it seems to work, however I 
> am still testing this
>
> I have reinstalled apache over and over again removed it, deleted all 
> remaining files, downloaded a new copy of the win32 installer 
> installed again and still the same problem
>
> I am not sure if its some funky setting on this box or if the apache 
> monitor is wonky or if I am just forced to suffer for my sins now and 
> cruise on through the pearly gates at a later stage in my life.
>
> Any idea?
>
> please?
>
>
>

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