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From Igor Galić <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Beginner's help with Apache installation
Date Sat, 30 Oct 2010 18:29:08 GMT

----- "Igor Podolsky" <> wrote:

> Hello,

> I am a novice amateur WEB programmer. I am reading now Kevin Yank's
> "Build your own database driven WEB site with PHP and MySQL".
> I proceeded with MySQL, Apache, PHP installation as was recommended in
> the book installing them separately.
> As far as I can perceive I succeded with "Apache HTTP Server 2.2.17"
> installation. I have no idea if I had already web server running on my
> Windows XP computer, therefore I selected "only for the Current User,
> on Port 8080, when started Manually" configuration option.
> When checking if the installation is done properly with typing
> "http://localhost:8080" in browser address window I receive the
> expected "It works!" congratulation. From the other hand I don't see
> any server working in the "Service status" window of "Apache Service
> Monitor" and all the "start", "stop", restart" buttons are disabled.
> Thus I am not sure ifI have Apache working or not.
> I found some error in error log, which might have not any significance
> though:
> "[Sat Oct 30 13:45:24 2010] [notice] Child 4224: Starting thread to
> listen on port 8080.
> [Sat Oct 30 13:45:40 2010] [error] [client] File does not
> exist: C:/Program Files/Apache Software
> Foundation/Apache2.2/htdocs/favicon.ico"
> Would appreciate any help.

Check the task manager, do you see any processes with the name httpd.exe?
You can also see it in netstat. It's got options that will show you which
ports are open, listened on and which programs do the listening, etc..

> With regards, Igor Podolsky
> Borohov st., 17/7, Petah-Tiqwa, 49631, Israel
> Tel: 972-3-9236741(h), 972-54-7618754(m), 972-3-7552311(w)


Igor Galić

Tel: +43 (0) 664 886 22 883

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