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From Bob Wilson <...@bobandedwilson.freeserve.co.uk>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Help with config
Date Thu, 13 Jan 2011 16:03:14 GMT
On 13/01/2011 13:27, Simone Caruso wrote:
>
> On 13/01/2011 13:41, Bob Wilson wrote:
>> Can any one help with the initial configuration of Apache?
>>
>> I was told that to make localhost point to a alternative directory I
>> should change both the 'Documentroot' AND 'Directory' paths
>>
>>
>> The original info in httpd.conf works OK
>>
>> DocumentRoot "C:/Program Files (x86)/Apache Software
>> Foundation/Apache2.2/htdocs"
>>
>> <Directory "C:/Program Files (x86)/Apache Software
>> Foundation/Apache2.2/htdocs">
>>
>> I have changed it to:
>>
>> DocumentRoot "C:/Users/User/My Documents/htdocs"
>>
>> <Directory "C:/Users/User/My Documents/htdocs">
>>
>> Which doesn't work with error message 'The requested operation has 
>> failed!'
>>
>> I'm sure that I didn't have this problem with XP but I'm now using 
>> Windows 7
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>
> I think it's a permission problem, are u running apache as administrator?
>
>
I'm logged on as an administrator, is that the same thing?

Bob



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