Apache server is used on the internet extensively. Apache server software can be used on both Linux VPS as well as Windows VPS servers. Apache servers were introduced in 1996 and since then they have become the most popular software servers on the internet.
Apache server software is an open source software and is used by small as well as large organizations all over the world. Even NASA used Apache server software.
You can install an Apache software on Windows VPS by using a WAMP server. WAMP stands for Windows Apache My SQL and PHP. These are everything you will need on a basic server for your needs. Setting up an Apache server software is moderately difficult and here are the instructions on how to set it up for your quick reference.
You will be required to have these initial things
- Microsoft Windows and
1. First verify that your PC or laptop has the latest version of WAMP Server by visiting its website or else you can install it from there. Also check if the windows software installed on your laptop is compatible with the version you have installed or will be installing.
2. Now download latest version of WAMP and save it on your desktop.
3. Then install it by double-clicking on it. The installation is very simple and can be done by following the automatic onscreen installation steps. You must choose a location or folder where this would be saved with a “www” directory.
4. You will now have your Apache server running with you once this installation is complete. You can start and stop it anytime as per your wish and can use it along with PHP and MySQL.
5. You should now also download and install versions of MySQL and PHP as per the compatibility of the applications that you will be installing.
The setting up of an Apache Server on windows vps is of medium difficulty level. It is not that simple but on the other hand not very difficult also. Hence if you choose your VPS Hosting provider carefully, then they will help you in doing such installations easily.
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