Setting up Virtual Host

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Setting up Virtual Host

Postby MrAlexander » 05. October 2011 19:48

Hello,

A quick question and thank you for your help.

I have a new project inside the htdocs folder called "project" and I would like to setup a new project to be accessed via http://project/ insteead of http://localhost/project/

Can someone please elaborate as to how I may achieve this ?
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Re: Setting up Virtual Host

Postby Sharley » 06. October 2011 00:26

We require your XAMPP version and your Windows Version to provide the correct version support.
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viewtopic.php?f=16&t=32670

You may need to use VirtualHosts where you can put your project anywhere on your PC which will also allow you the URI you require.
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Re: Setting up Virtual Host

Postby JonB » 06. October 2011 21:50

@ MrAlexander -

You will likely also need a hosts file entry for your browser to resolve the "http://project" address (which, for your browser, is a 'host name') as there is no reference to the http://localhost (generally a reserved hostname) in the proposed URL.

http://support.apple.com/kb/TA27291

Good Luck
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