WordPress, Apache, modules, mod_rewrite - how to verify?
heli at mikestammer.com
Mon Oct 30 15:12:39 UTC 2006
> I've been looking on the web for hours but haven't found any help, though of asking on some forums when I suddenly remembered! There's freebsd-questions!!
> Anyway, I'm a MS SQL Server guy, trying to mess around with FreeBSD at home. I've managed to install 6.1, CVSup, xorg, KDE, Apache 1.3. I haven't touched this box for a while due to my work schedule, now I'm trying to pick up where I left off... I just install ed WordPress from ports, trying to use it to learn PHP and MySQL. (At work, I'm almost 100% SQL Server only! I'm hoping to change to a Linux / Oracle, Data Warehouse type of position.... but outside of work, I would like to learn some PHP, Perl and MySQL... may be start a little side web biz or something...)
> So, main question:
> WordPress requires PHP 4 and MySQL 3 or later, and optional mod_rewrite. How do I verify if these are installed?
> I used "pkg_version -v" to check my installed ports' versions, I have these:
> I think I still need to install mod_php and mod_rewrite, but I can't see them in /usr/ports/www
> How do I verify that php, MySql and mod_rewrite are install and function properly in Apache?
make a file called pinfo.php in your web servers data directory root
(/usr/local/www/data by default)
put this in it:
save it and go to:
and read away
that will dump all php related info.
make sure you install the suhosin patches against PHP and/or use the
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