Asked  7 Months ago    Answers:  5   Viewed   41 times

I decided to enable virtual hosts on my Apache server, and chose to make it port-based.

First thing I did, of course, was RTM. I followed the instructions found here. Well, it worked -- kind of. As far as the virtual host running, it does. The content pulled from :80 is different from :8080.

But PHP isn't working. The "original site", (port 80) is running PHP just great. The port 8080 site, however, sends the PHP to the browser. I see nothing in the browser, but the source code shows:

echo "It worked!";

This topic seems to be very loosely documented on a few websites, but either I can't find a solution in them, or the solution listed isn't working for me.

Again, the virtual host itself is running fine. PHP, on the other hand, is not.

Any ideas on what it could be? What content from my httpd.conf file should I provide so I don't blow up my question by copy/pasting the whole thing?

(Sorry I forgot to post that I had these in place, Phil. Adding to avoid further confusion)

Listen 80
Listen 8080

NameVirtualHost *:80
NameVirtualHost *:8080

<VirtualHost *:80>
    DocumentRoot /var/www/vhosts/Site1/httpdocs

<VirtualHost *:8080>
    DocumentRoot /var/www/vhosts/Site2/httpdocs

I tried adding this inside the tags:

AddHandler php5-script .php
AddType text/html .php

...but to no avail.



This finally put me on the right path:

Here's the solution:

In the <Directory> section, I included these lines:

<IfModule sapi_apache2.c>
    php_admin_flag engine on
<IfModule mod_php5.c>
    php_admin_flag engine on

Or, a redacted copy/paste of the solution on my server:

<Directory "/var/www/vhosts/A2/httpdocs">
    <IfModule sapi_apache2.c>
        php_admin_flag engine on
    <IfModule mod_php5.c>
        php_admin_flag engine on

    (Other configuration parameters)

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
answered 7 Months ago
" then /var/www/html/info.php is opened "

I am assuming this already works (If not, uncomment the ServerAlias line shown in the conf below)

You now want to map to /var/www/projecta to /var/www/projectb

For this you need to use the Apache Alias directive.

Update your 000-default.conf file to:

<VirtualHost *:80>
    # ServerAlias
    ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost
    DocumentRoot /var/www/html

    Alias /projecta /var/www/projecta
    Alias /projectb /var/www/projectb

    <Directory /var/www/>
            Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
            AllowOverride All
            Order allow,deny
            allow from all

    ErrorLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/error.log
    CustomLog ${APACHE_LOG_DIR}/access.log combined
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
answered 7 Months ago

all directories from root must be executable for you or the web server to be able to traverse them before they can be read. the following commands should set the correct permissions:

sudo chmod +X /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/htdocs
sudo chmod +X /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles
sudo chmod +X /Applications/XAMPP
sudo chmod +X /Applications
sudo chmod +X /

then to make sure your web files are readable and executable

sudo chmod -R +Xr /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/htdocs/myTest
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
answered 7 Months ago

My best guess would be that a needed library is missing from your system. The php_ldap extensions requires that both libeay32.dll and ssleay32.dll is installed on the system:

From the ldap installation manual:

Note: Note to Win32 Users

In order for this extension to work, there are DLL files that must be available to the Windows system PATH. For information on how to do this, see the FAQ entitled "How do I add my PHP directory to the PATH on Windows". Although copying DLL files from the PHP folder into the Windows system directory also works (because the system directory is by default in the system's PATH), this is not recommended. This extension requires the following files to be in the PATH: libeay32.dll and ssleay32.dll Versions before PHP 4.3.0 additionally require libsasl.dll.

Saturday, May 29, 2021
answered 5 Months ago

First of all, what is the version of PHP?

If other .php scripts work except for phpMyAdmin, the is pretty safe to assume something is wrong with phpMyAdmin installation. (either with the files or the Virtual Host)


  1. Can you run another script in phpMyAdmin directory? Try with a file containing phpinfo(); If it does not work then the problem is in your apache configuration.

  2. If the above is true, then the parser is not recognising phpMyAdmin/index.php as a php file, for some reason. Try reinstalling phpMyAdmin.


Remove AddType application/x-httpd-php .php. You should not need it.

In PHP 5.4 magic_quotes_gpc was removed. If you're running PHP5, remove that line.

As of PHP 4.0.3, track_vars is always turned on, so remove it also.

As of PHP 4.2.0, register_globals this directive defaults to off. In PHP5.3 register_globals is deprecated, as of PHP5.4 register_globals was removed. SO if running PHP > 4.2.0 remove that line.

Saturday, May 29, 2021
answered 5 Months ago
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