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Old 07-24-2004, 08:56 PM   #1
pcdctr
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what folder do i upload my webpages too?


I have installed fedora core 2 and im connected to the internet and everything seems to be working fine. I want to serve up my website, is there anything special i need to do to configure apache? or should it be set right when i installed it?

second question is, where do I upload my web files to be served? do I put them in ftp folder under pub? or do i put them in the root folder under www?

I am using adsl tier 1, i dont have a static ip, but i did download ddclient and signed up under zoneedit.com, i dont know if they are configured right or not, if anyone knows I would appreciate it. sorry for all the info at once but i really want to get this server going.

thanks,

pcdctr
 
Old 07-24-2004, 09:13 PM   #2
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the default location where you wanna put your web pages varies between some distros.. i can say that on slackware it's /var/www/htdocs/ and i believe red hat uses /var/www/html/ but some distros don't even use the /var directory...

the ftp folders are for your ftp server (usually proftpd or vsftpd) and that's something totally seperate from your web server...

it's okay to use a dynamic ip address with apache...


here's some apache info from red hat:

http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/l...httpd-gen.html


here's a quick hotwo for apache:

http://www.siliconvalleyccie.com/lin...pachebasic.htm


and some more resources:

http://www.linuxguruz.com/z.php?id=91


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