Setting Web-Server on MacOSX in easy way

Edit /etc/apache2/httpd.conf
– uncomment line : LoadModule php5_module libexec/apache2/
– change webroot directory in line : DocumentRoot “/Users/stev/Sites”
– create dir /Users/stev/Sites using your local user
– create an index page (index.html,index.php) in your new dir

sample of index.php as below,


Start apache : sudo apachectl start
Download mysql-server dmg installer and mount dmg file
Install pkg and prefpane
Start mysql from prefpane

Open terminal and change your MySQL root password :

$ mysql -uroot
mysql> use mysql;
mysql> update user set password=PASSWORD(“NEWPASSWORD”) where User=’root’;
mysql> flush privileges;
mysql> quit

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