Category: APACHE

Using addon domains with WAMPserver

Using addon domains with WAMPserver

Don’t judge here, it is not my choice here, for one of my servers I am forced to use Windows 2012 R2, I have WAMPserver installed on this server.

So, it came to a point where I needed to have different domain names pointing to different directories on the server. So I have a main domain, say for example domainname.com, but I need to have domaintwo.com on the same server. With what I am about to show you, you can have as many domains as you want, if you are working locally you can also have say local1.domain and local2.domain.

Right so how can this be done? 

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Install MediaWiki

Install MediaWiki

So, I was asked to install MediaWiki on a Windows Server 2012 R2. This example shows you to install when using the server with a GUI.

You can transfer the files using your control panel if you don’t have a GUI, and in theory it should also work the same with a Linux

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Orange or Red on WAMP installation

Orange or Red on WAMP installation

So, for work I was provided with a Windows Server. To run the scripts I wanted I had to install WAMP. I did this on my own personal server initially for testing purposes.

But I had a small issue, it came with the error where the WAMP sign refused to change from Red or Orange to Green as it should, I was stuck with:

So what did I do to fix this? I hear you cry (sorry, couldn’t resist).

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Install LAMP on Fedora

Install LAMP on Fedora

dnf install mariadb-serverdnf install mariadb-serverSo, I have a old MacBook lying around, the hard drive had died, literally, couldn’t even boot it.

So I got myself a 500GB hard drive and stuck it in it. I initially tried to install Linux Mint on it, but later thought I would stick Fedora on it.

I wanted to be able to build sites, offline so needed a localhost.

To do this I followed the following directions…

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