Object Not Found

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Object Not Found

Postby smith772 » 09. November 2011 23:45

I am totally new to xampp and I seem to have a setup (path) issue.

I installed the latest version of XAMPP
I can see through the control panel that both Apache and MySQL are running
I extracted my website to c://localhost/xampp/htdocs/springshomes/
When I go to http://localhost/xampp/ I can see the Welcome screen no problem
But when I go to http://localhost/xampp/htdocs/springshomes/index.php I get the following error:

Object not found!

The requested URL was not found on this server. If you entered the URL manually please check your spelling and try again.

If you think this is a server error, please contact the webmaster.
Error 404
11/09/11 15:44:07
Apache/2.2.17 (Win32) mod_ssl/2.2.17 OpenSSL/0.9.8o PHP/5.3.4 mod_perl/2.0.4 Perl/v5.10.1

What am I missing?
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Re: Object Not Found

Postby Altrea » 10. November 2011 00:03

smith772 wrote:What am I missing?

Well, you just don't understand the requesting destination.

If you request http://localhost/xampp/ your apache will look into the folder c:\xampp\htdocs\xampp\, because htdocs is the DocumentRoot, the base folder for your apache.
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Re: Object Not Found

Postby Sharley » 10. November 2011 01:14

My friend Altrea is absolutely correct.

To help you and all new users of XAMPP it is advisable to read the following:
readme_en.txt file in the xampp folder.

Good luck. :)
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