apache server

By ogri
May 30, 2003
  1. help...ive installed an apache server on windows xp.its running fine when i goto to http://localhost.
    problem is...when my friend adds my ip into ie he gets error message is this normal.???????
    how can he log onto my server. also where do i put the files to serve to people. sorry about this im a total newbie to servers.:) :)
  2. golfing22

    golfing22 TS Rookie Posts: 22

    Well for one I need to know if you have a router at your house. If you do that is most likely the problem. If you have a router you have to foward port 80 to your webservers ip address.

    The place where you put your files is the "C:/Program Files/Apache Group/Apache2/htdocs"
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