Setting up a web server to match my host

Posted on 2007-07-29
Last Modified: 2010-04-20
I have a windows XP pro box in my office which I am using as a file server and I want to start using it as a web server to locally test and develop web sites. I am hoping to configure the machine to match as closely as possible the setup of my web host. My web hosts setup is here:

I have installed IIS and thats about it so far, is there some sort of package i can install or do i need to install each element separately and if so which things to i need to install?
Question by:alex_wareing
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    If you stick to just asp and access, then it will be pretty much the same out-of-the-box.

    If you also want to use their SQL server then you'll want to install wither MSSQL server or the express version.  If you want to use perl, then get activeperl ( and if you want to use mySQL, then you willneed to install that too (


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