Can't use a folder outside XAMPP

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Can't use a folder outside XAMPP

Postby vitorneves » 27. January 2016 00:00

i've installed last version of xampp (with php7) and is trying to configure my projects on a folder outside xampp

i had add this to host file testes.local

and at httpd-vhosts.conf file i had inserted this
<VirtualHost *:80>
ServerAdmin postmaster@localhost
ServerName localhost
DocumentRoot "C:/xampp/htdocs"
<Directory />
Options FollowSymLinks
AllowOverride None
Order deny,allow
Deny from all
<Directory "C:/xampp/htdocs">
Options Indexes FollowSymLinks Includes ExecCGI
AllowOverride All
Order allow,deny
Allow from all
<FilesMatch "^\.ht">
Order allow,deny
Deny from all
Satisfy All
ErrorLog "logs/error.log"
CustomLog "logs/access.log" combined
<Directory "C:/xampp/cgi-bin">
AllowOverride None
Options None
Order allow,deny
Allow from all

<VirtualHost *:80>
ServerAdmin my@email.address
php_value error_reporting 22517
php_flag display_errors on
php_flag short_open_tag off
php_flag register_globals off
DocumentRoot "C:/projectos/testes.local"
ServerName testes.local
ServerAlias *.testes.local
ErrorLog "logs/testes.local-error.log"
CustomLog "logs/testes.local-access.log" combined
<Directory "C:/projectos/testes.local">
#Options -Indexes FollowSymLinks Includes ExecCGI
AllowOverride All
Order allow,deny
Allow from all

When i try to start apache, i'm getting this error
22:26:44 [Apache] Error: Apache shutdown unexpectedly.
22:26:44 [Apache] This may be due to a blocked port, missing dependencies,
22:26:44 [Apache] improper privileges, a crash, or a shutdown by another method.
22:26:44 [Apache] Press the Logs button to view error logs and check
22:26:44 [Apache] the Windows Event Viewer for more clues
22:26:44 [Apache] If you need more help, copy and post this
22:26:44 [Apache] entire log window on the forums

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Re: Can't use a folder outside XAMPP

Postby Altrea » 27. January 2016 00:39


I cannot reproduce your issue. Your shown configuration works fine.
Please take a look into your Apache error.log

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