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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] im stuck, plz help...
Date Sat, 04 Aug 2007 16:28:23 GMT
On 8/4/07, Harvey Saayman <> wrote:
> hi there
> im new to web hosting so im realy flying blind here
> im running apache 2.2.4 on win XP and i only changed the following
> directives in the "httpd.conf" file. the rest of it i left like it was after
> installation
> ServerRoot "C:/Program Files/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2"
> Listen 80
> ServerAdmin
> ServerName
> DocumentRoot "C:\WWW"
> <Directory "C:\WWW">
>        # i didnt change anything in here
> </Directory>
> ErrorLog C:\WWW\error.log
> now the problem is this... according to the article i got off the net on
> "getting started with apache" the following should let me see my html in my
> web browser
> - this give me the "page cannot be displayed"
> error
> - this redirects me to a search engin, even if i change the
> Listen directive to
> http://LocalHost - this works perfect and displays my html page
> - this works perfect and displays my html page
> i feel like im on the right track but im missing some vital part of
> configuration...

Ignore Graham's suggestion. It has nothing to do with your problem
since you do not need virtual hosts at all if you are running just one

Your problem likely isn't an apache problem at all. First, what is the
IP address of your computer? Is it really Second, does really map to your IP address in DNS (or


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