You need to make sure the hosts file in c:\windows is called just hosts with
no extension.. Just rename it.. It may also take a reboot and/or some time
for windows to start using it properly.. And it may help to change the
forward slash in <Directory "c:/website"> to a backslash..


"Tiago SimõEs" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> For those that haven't read my previous posts, i'm trying to be able to
> locally my php site. My installation (both apache and php) went smoothly.
> But instead of using the htdocs folder for the test i wanted to use the
> c:\website folder. So with some help from you guys i manage to configure
> httpd.conf file (in the conf Apache subfolder) like this:
> #this is the bottom part of the conf file
> <VirtualHost website.localhost>
>     DocumentRoot "C:\website"
>     ServerName website.localhost
> </VirtualHost>
> <Directory "C:/website">
> AddType application/x-httpd-php .php
> AddType application/x-httpd-php .php4
> #Next line is optional (for viewing source)
> AddType application/x-httpd-php-source .phps
> </Directory>
> and in the hosts.sam file in the C:\Windows\
>       localhost
>       website.localhost
> It "sounds good to me. So why it doesn't work? Any ideas?

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