These entries go below the last lines that are commented ##
out in the httpd-vhosts.conf file.
Options Indexes FollowSymLinks Includes ExecCGI
Allow from all
<Directory "C:/xampp/htdocs/ipb" >
Options Indexes +FollowSymLinks Includes ExecCGI
Allow from all
ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ "C:/xampp/htdocs/ipb/cgi-bin/"
Change the values to match your own IP and paths.
You must have a fixed IP from your ISP and they have not blocked port 80 incoming - some cable ISP don't allow web servers.
Save the file and restart Apache to have those edits recognized and as I always say here make a backup of any conf or ini file before editing so you always have the default file to fall back on.
If you get any problems after editing the file then issue this command apache -S
in a command console in the xampp\apache\bin
directory - paste the result here by clicking on the little icon top left of the console window title bar and select Edit from the context menu.
Also paste your httpd-vhosts.conf file along with the above if you get issues and can't work them out.
Next, open C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
file by simply dragging it in to your text editor.
Add this lines at the top if it does not exist:
(you can add this line but I don't think it would make much difference
These entries are usually placed here if you have used a Name for your server - but always include the localhost entry as we have named the server in the IP based VHost.
Save the file and exit.
Access IPB site:
Access XAMPP Welcome Page
Here is some reference material for reading:
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.3/vhosts ... es.html#ip
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.3/mod/co ... irtualhost