And are a powerful combination when it comes to providing dynamic content to your user base. Over the years, these two products have grown well beyond their initial niche and now power some of the world's busiest sites. While both products are open source and initially ran on UNIX/Linux, for quite some time, both have been available for the Windows platform. In this article, I will provide you with step-by-step instructions for installing and configuring these products in a Windows environment. For some of you, the information presented here will be simplistic, but this article is designed to be a complete step-by-step guide toward accomplishing the goal in the article title.
However, this practice is strongly discouraged. As with enabling any PHP extension (such as php_mysqli.dll ), the PHP directive extension_dir should be set to the directory where the PHP extensions are located. See also the Manual Windows Installation Instructions. An example extension_dir value for PHP 5 is c: php ext.
This particular software combination is often referred to as WIMP (Windows/IIS/MySQL/PHP), taking after the popularization of the LAMP (Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP) name for the Linux world. My lab system for this article is running the 64-bit version of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition.
Step 1: Install the Application Server role onto your Windows Server 2003 R2 system For this example, I'm going to use IIS as my Web server. You can also opt to use PHP and MySQL with Apache in which case you don't need IIS, but I am not going this route in this example. To install the Application Server role onto your system, from the Start menu, choose Manage Your Server. On the Manage Your Server main window, click the 'Add or remove a role' option. ( Figure A) Figure A Installing the Application Server role onto your server makes it possible to host Web sites.
• • • • • • • • • • • • These are instructions for installing on Windows 7 desktop (they may also be useful for a server install with some thought to security) using individual components rather than a one click installer. This is intended only as a testing/evaluation install via 'localhost'. Proper server configuration and security is not considered. NOTE: This assumes that you are comfortable with administering a Windows system and can use the command line. I never use Windows and I managed, but this may not be the quickest or most efficient way to do things.
Make sure your Windows installation is in good shape, you clear out all the junk and stuff making it run slower (because installing all this server software certainly isn't going to make it run faster!) and that you have installed any outstanding updates. ANOTHER NOTE: Watch out for the irritating 'Do you want this program to get control of your computer' window that comes up at various stages. Sometimes it didn't appear but you do see a shield dimly flashing in the task bar. Click and say yes. NOTE: Make sure you use 32 bit Apache with 32 bit PHP, or 64 bit Apache with 64 bit PHP, if mixed you will get an error when you finish and restart your Apache Server. Atmosphere Weather And Climate Barry Pdf To Excel. Contents • • • • • • • • Step 1: Install MySQL • Install the MySQL database server on your PC.
We will do this using the 'MSI' one-click installer for Windows. Go to and download the 'MySQL Installer for Windows'. At the time of writing this was from a very obvious graphic at the top of the screen (which I missed the first time).
• Run the installation. • Install MySQL products • Accept the license • Allow the version check (optional) • At 'Choose a Setup Type' accept the 'Developer Default' and click Next • A number of downloads of required software may be identified. Click Execute and follow onscreen instructions to install them. • At 'Installation progress' screen, hit Execute - the MySQL software will be installed • At 'Configuration overview' hit Next to go to the basic configuration screen. • Accept all the defaults on the 'MySQL Server Configuration' and hit Next. • On the password screen, supply a password for the 'root' (main administrator) user. Make sure it's one you won't forget.