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From Simone Caruso <i...@simonecaruso.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Help with config
Date Thu, 13 Jan 2011 22:36:22 GMT
On 13/01/2011 17:03, Bob Wilson wrote:
> 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
>

Services on windows run as 'system' (i remember, i'm not M$ expert), u can see this by editing
the service options from 
control panel

-- 
Simone Caruso
IT Consultant
p.iva: 03045250838

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