Configue a single user pc to act as a server?

  JackDanielsNo7 11:55 02 Nov 04
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Hi, i was wondering if you might be able to help me? I'm trying to configure my home pc to act as a server so i can create a website with a database and see if it works.

Many thanks

  cherria 14:12 02 Nov 04

You just need to install the web server and the database server on the machine.

What server and database do you have in mind?

  JackDanielsNo7 15:28 02 Nov 04

I'm not really too sure on this, i have been told many things by many different people, it's just deciding what would be easier to use and configure.

  cherria 17:52 02 Nov 04

If you want to create a website and database and make sure it works before moving it to a web host, then you should look at what web server and database your web host uses and try to use these yourself.

95% sure most use Apache and MySQL, both are open source and should be available to install on your home PC.

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