Posted on 2009-07-04
There's something I don't understand...I use XP Pro and I had IIS.I used visual HTML editor Nvu to create a test web site (just most basic home page)...Then I removed IIS and by using Xampp,I installed Apache,My SQL,Php and Joomla! on my PC...Now there's a part that I can't figure out:
While installing Xampp-Joomla! I never input any info about my site's static IP or domain name etc.
So how come when I go to my web site it works on the IP and URL that it used to work with CONFIGURED IIS (I mean, I did configured the IIS so it worked,but I removed it from the system,but I never even touched Apache yet-well,I don't even know how to use it to begin with).
Well,when I think of it now...I don't recall configuring IP-domain name stuff on IIS either...What I was configuring was home directory etc.So possibly this question refers to BOTH IIS and Apache.The only thing I can think of is...since I defined DNS servers and they have my DNS A records connecting my IP and my domain name...and since I'm on that same IP...Apache kinda configures itself without my intervention.