We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

We've partnered with Certified Experts, Carl Webster and Richard Faulkner, to bring you a podcast all about Citrix Workspace, moving to the cloud, and analytics & intelligence. Episode 2 coming soon!Listen Now

x

configuring apache

aucklandnz
aucklandnz asked
on
Medium Priority
219 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
hi all,

i want to do a project. Im buying a server and i want to configure it as web server.
I want to install apache and php/mysql, wordpress(CMS)

im new to apache (been working with IIS all the time)

can anyone give me some guidness on what operating system i should use, how to install and configure it.

Thanks
Comment
Watch Question

Mick BarryJava Developer
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Top Expert 2010

Commented:
personal preference would be ubuntu as an OS

Mick BarryJava Developer
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Top Expert 2010

Commented:
apache comes standard from memory, and mysql is a one line install.
wordpress install is also very simple.

Top Expert 2009
Commented:
Hi from  , Security point of view i would of say use LInux as Os

you can use anything , such as Centos, Fedora,DEbain or Ubuntu [ all are allmost same]

but if you are a windows Guy, then you can install apache in windows aswell without any problem.


NOw come to intalll :

if you install on Centos [ example]
Centos has a programm call yum

you just have to type : yum install htttpd, mysql-server,php,php-mysql

everything would be install automaticaly

for debain and ubutu, we got apt-get install. almost same

if you want to install in windows

then you need to install from .msi programm provided by apache,mysql and php

let me know which one you want, then will provide more info

Not the solution you were looking for? Getting a personalized solution is easy.

Ask the Experts

Author

Commented:
Thanks fosiu,

Since we're used to windows will try that - just rmember last WAMP install have a few bugs perhaps due to existing software on the server but it's now a fresh install.

Access more of Experts Exchange with a free account
Thanks for using Experts Exchange.

Create a free account to continue.

Limited access with a free account allows you to:

  • View three pieces of content (articles, solutions, posts, and videos)
  • Ask the experts questions (counted toward content limit)
  • Customize your dashboard and profile

*This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

OR

Please enter a first name

Please enter a last name

8+ characters (letters, numbers, and a symbol)

By clicking, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.