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Can anyone reccomend me any Server Software that will run on windows that will run Dragonfly?

I have tried XAMPP, but its a bastard, the best ive got out of it... is my sites homepage, but nothing else works, and that was after HOURS of screwing around with its confic, and well, i gave up on that crap.

Can anyone Reccomend any decent free server software thats pretty much ready to go?

Server specs (Server OS / Apache / MySQL / PHP / DragonflyCMS):
DebianLenny / Apache2.2.9 / MySQL5.0.51a-24+lenny3-log / PHP5.2.6-1+lenny8 / Dragonfly 9.2.1


LOL, I read the title of this thread and thought "I'll tell the poster to use XAMPP, it's so easy to set up"....then I opened the thread and read it Sad

So, er, dunno, I found XAMPP a doddle, I have it on a Windows 2003 server at work running the company intranet, and it has always served me well as a Windows test bed for DF. I couldn't tell you how to set it up, I just ran the installer and it all worked first time out of the box.

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lets just say, it wasnt that fun for me, it was almost as if half of it was missing, and the other half was in Moron mode.

What version are you running?

Server specs (Server OS / Apache / MySQL / PHP / DragonflyCMS):
DebianLenny / Apache2.2.9 / MySQL5.0.51a-24+lenny3-log / PHP5.2.6-1+lenny8 / Dragonfly 9.2.1


I'm running Apache 2.0, but I had to download and configure php, MySql, ImageMagick, along with other assundries... I remember it took me a few days to find all the right pieces and set them up. But it was cake compared to the 3 weeks I struggled with Linux! Guess setting up a webserver is not the time to learn a new OS tho! Smile

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Server specs (Server OS / Apache / MySQL / PHP / DragonflyCMS):
Linux 2.6.27-grsec/Apache 2.2.11/MySQL 5.0.67-community-log/PHP 5.2.8/DF 9.2.1


Ok, I have been using Appservnetwork for three years, , works just great as a localhost server ....
It includes php, mysql, phpMyadmin.....It's been very helpful very easy ...
You can get it here : Appservnetwork.com.

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I use WAMP. Works great and is good for beginners.

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Thanks guys, i will try them all.

Server specs (Server OS / Apache / MySQL / PHP / DragonflyCMS):
DebianLenny / Apache2.2.9 / MySQL5.0.51a-24+lenny3-log / PHP5.2.6-1+lenny8 / Dragonfly 9.2.1


I agree with Kendle, XAMPP is so easy I even use it on Ubuntu rather than spend the time configuring and starting/stopping (there is an XAMPP Panel on Linux to start/stop everything). But... for DF work please note that you do not need the full XAMPP. XAMPPLite (at the bottom of the XAMPP for Windows page) has more than you need: Apache, MySQL, PHP and eAccelerator. The smaller package makes things simplier.

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Linux / 1.3.39 - 2.4.9 / 5.5.42 - 5.6.16 / 5.4.37 - 5.5.11 / 9.4


Well, ive just tried out WAMP, so far i like it, but ive hit an issue.

It seems i cant use my old .htaccess file, as if i do, i get 500 Internal Server Error

Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^potholestudios.com [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.potholestudios.com/$1 [L,R=301] # Copyright (c) 2004-2005 by CPG-Nuke Dev Team, dragonflycms.org # Released under the GNU GPL version 2 or any later version # $Source: /cvs/html/.htaccess,v $ # $Revision: 9.13 $ # $Author: djmaze $ # $Date: 2005/09/06 00:48:38 $ # Remove the pound sign on these 3 for production sites # if your server doesn't allow it then a Error 500 is given # php_flag display_errors off # php_value error_reporting 0 # php_flag register_globals 0 # deny most common except .php <FilesMatch "\.(inc|tpl|h|ihtml|sql|ini|conf|bin|spd|theme|module|exe)$"> deny from all </FilesMatch> # disable access to config.php and .ht* from a browser <FilesMatch "^(config\.php|\.ht)"> Deny from all </FilesMatch> <FilesMatch "error\.(php|gif)"> allow from all </FilesMatch> # if you use LEO, mod_rewrite is necessary <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -f [NC,OR] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} -d RewriteRule ^(.*)$ - [L] # Check for Santy Worms and redirect them to a fail page #------------------------------------------------------------------- # Variant -1 # uncomment if you dont use LWP # RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^LWP [NC,OR] # Variant -2 RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^visualcoders [NC,OR] # Variant -3 RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} rush=([^&]+) [NC] # deny them RewriteRule ^.*$ - [F] #------------------------------------------------------------------- # if you use LEO and CPG-Nuke is installed in a sub-directory like '/html', # remove that # before RewriteBase and rename /html to the path of the sub-directory # RewriteBase /html # RewriteRule ^index\.html /index.php RewriteRule ^([a-zA-Z0-9_=+-]+)(/|\.html)$ index=$1 [L,S=5] RewriteRule ^([a-zA-Z0-9_]+)/([a-zA-Z0-9_]+)(/|\.html)$ index=$1&file=$2 [L,S=4] RewriteRule ^([a-zA-Z0-9_]+)/([a-zA-Z0-9_]+)$ index=$1&file=$2 [L,S=3] RewriteRule ^([a-zA-Z0-9_]+)/([a-zA-Z0-9_]+)/(.*)(/|\.html)$ index=$1&file=$2&$3 [L,S=1] RewriteRule ^([a-zA-Z0-9_]+)/(.*)(/|\.html)$ index=$1&file=index&$2 [L] RewriteRule ^index=(.*[^/])/(.*) index=$1&$2 [N,L] RewriteRule ^index=(.*) index.php?name=$1 [L] </IfModule> # use custom error pages if you wish ErrorDocument 400 /error/400.html ErrorDocument 401 /error/401.html ErrorDocument 403 /error/403.html ErrorDocument 404 /error/404.html ErrorDocument 500 /error/500.html # disallow index viewing (like ftp) of directory # Remove # for production sites Options -Indexes # for hosts that don't allow the above, we won't give people anything to look at <IfModule mod_autoindex.c> IndexIgnore * </IfModule> <IfModule mod_security.c> SecFilterScanPOST Off </IfModule> AddDefaultCharset utf-8 order allow,deny deny from 83.36.106.223 deny from 208.36.144.9 deny from 211.27.181.67 deny from 222.155.213.193 deny from 222.155.211.4 deny from 222.155.209.79 deny from 222.155.150.74 deny from 125.239.116.125 deny from 222.155.209.131 deny from 222.155.130.150 deny from 222.155.149.32 deny from 222.155.213.189 deny from 222.155.152.131 deny from 222.155.148.187 deny from 222.155.209.216 deny from 222.155.140.26 deny from 82.10.52.222 deny from 74.6 deny from 67.183.147.89 deny from 85.207.115.171 deny from 218.49.163.50 deny from 81.58.70.101 deny from 85.223.109.66 deny from 77.249.22.152 deny from 72.69.238.39 deny from 222.155 deny from 68.192.9.221 deny from 78.28.64.122 deny from 81.130.215.72 allow from all

Server specs (Server OS / Apache / MySQL / PHP / DragonflyCMS):
DebianLenny / Apache2.2.9 / MySQL5.0.51a-24+lenny3-log / PHP5.2.6-1+lenny8 / Dragonfly 9.2.1


Hey Dizfunkshunal, How the Hell do you turn off the "Maximum execution time of 300 seconds" as we cant import out database with it like that.

and we have tried changing it to 3600. hell, every max execution time setting we could find we made 3600, and still no change.

max_execution_time = 3600 ; Maximum execution time of each script, in seconds max_input_time = 3600 ; Maximum amount of time each script may spend parsing request data

But we still get the 300 second error.

Server specs (Server OS / Apache / MySQL / PHP / DragonflyCMS):
DebianLenny / Apache2.2.9 / MySQL5.0.51a-24+lenny3-log / PHP5.2.6-1+lenny8 / Dragonfly 9.2.1


There is a cool php code if you want to import a large database. It's called BigDump and you can download it here:
www.ozerov.de/bigdump.php

I also use WAMP (an old version though, too lazy to update).
I think you can fix the 500 error by activating somekind of php or apache module, they can be (dis)activated with right or left click on the WAMP tray icon next to clock.
However, I don't know which one needs to be activated and if this is 100% the issue.

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Well, we gave BigDump a go, after an hour, i went to sleep.

that was about 7:30 PM, (local time)
i just woke up (4:49AM) and its still going.

any other suggestions?

Server specs (Server OS / Apache / MySQL / PHP / DragonflyCMS):
DebianLenny / Apache2.2.9 / MySQL5.0.51a-24+lenny3-log / PHP5.2.6-1+lenny8 / Dragonfly 9.2.1


How big is your database?

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900kb in a Gzip file. 3.6 MB out

Server specs (Server OS / Apache / MySQL / PHP / DragonflyCMS):
DebianLenny / Apache2.2.9 / MySQL5.0.51a-24+lenny3-log / PHP5.2.6-1+lenny8 / Dragonfly 9.2.1


So small? And you're trying to import(upload) it locally? It should be done in under a minute then I guess.

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