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Configure Apache 2.4 and PHP 5.4 in FreeBSD PDF
Monday, 18 August 2014
We will install Apache 2.4 and PHP 5.4 from FreeBSD's ports.

First we will install Apache 2.4:

  cd /usr/ports/www/apache24
  make install clean


Then we will install PHP 5.4:

  cd /usr/ports/lang/php54
  make install clean


Then we will configure Apache. Edit /usr/local/etc/apache24/httpd.conf file and add index.php at IfModule dir_module section:

<IfModule dir_module>
    DirectoryIndex index.html index.php
</IfModule>

Then add the following lines to httpd.conf file:

AddType application/x-httpd-php .php
AddType application/x-httpd-php-source .phps

We will also need to install php5 module (mod_php5) for Apache in order for Apache to work with PHP:

  cd /usr/ports/www/mod_php5
  make install clean

Now we will start Apache:

  /usr/local/etc/rc.d/apache24 start

If you get the error:

AH01630: client denied by server configuration

it means you've use an older apache configuration. So for your server use something like this:

<Directory "/home/john/public_html">
  Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
  AllowOverride All
  Order allow,deny
  Allow from all
  Require all granted
</Directory>

If you get the following warning when you try to start apache:

AH00558: httpd: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using web.example.org. Set the 'ServerName' directive globally to suppress this message

Then add the following line to your httpd.conf file:

  ServerName web.example.org

where web.example.org is your host+domainname.
Last Updated ( Monday, 18 August 2014 )
 
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