MAMP is a common acronym for Mac OS, Apache, MySQL and PHP. MAMP & MAMP Pro are applications distributed at http://www.mamp.info. Both MAMP & MAMP Pro are a GUI front end for managing Apache, MySQL and PHP. MAMP is free while MAMP Pro requires payment. MAMP is similar to XAMPP and WAMP.

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DVWA unable to connect to database using MAMP

I have installed Dam Vulnerable Web Application (DVWA) on my mac using MAMP. This is my config file setting: $_DVWA = array(); $_DVWA[ 'db_server' ] = '127.0.0.1'; $_DVWA[ 'db_database' ] = 'dvwa'...
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how to network computers to access locally served content via web browser without internet connection

I'm hoping to get a broad overview to the best approach for this - I've built a web application that does not require the internet for any external resources - all content is served locally, and I've ...
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MAMP PRO and local DNS

I have a local DNS on a Synology and a MAMPRO on a Mac. I develop locally on the Mac and I want now to give access to the website from local network (by VPN). With a nslookupthe DNS indicated the ...
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Accessing local pages results in “waiting for localhost” for a few seconds each loadtime with MAMP

I've researched already but never found the solution, only that it might have to do with the name resolution in osx bonjour. Problem is i am running MAMP 3.4 in the normal version for local web ...
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Set up version control integration with PHP Storm?

In PHP Storm if I go "View" / "Tool Windows" then "Version Control" is greyed out and unclickable. Im trying to set this up. I think this is the documentation https://www.jetbrains.com/idea/help/...
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What is the purpose of turning off MAMP PRO?

I'm using the MAMP PRO trial. It has an option to turn on or off the server, but after Googling a bit I see there's no turning on or off for a regular server set up without this kind of software. I'm ...
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website hosting on my local server using mamp in mac

I want to host a wordpress site locally on my MAMP server. This is the procedure I followed: 1.Installed the duplicator plugin on the site and created the site package. 2.Downloaded the installer and ...
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MAMP in MAC Yosemite SSL,WSGI

I installed MAMP after testing with XAMPP , I require to install Openssl or generate SSL certificates and a controller in wsgi run in XAMPP not make it but I wonder if someone can help me configure ...
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Apache couldn't be started because port 8888 is in use by some other software

I am having an issue starting up MAMP, when I attemp it, I get this error message: Apache couldn't be started because port 8888 is in use by some other software I have been trying for the last 2 ...
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Can a DNS domain name point to a folder on a server?

So I have a DNS domain name for my computer so that I can connect to it easily without remembering my IP address every time and it works great. I also have a website that is being hosted off my ...
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Share local Wordpress site with client

I am using MAMP Pro to develop Wordpress sites on my local machine. I would like to show my progress to a client. MAMP Pro requires to have a third party Dynamic DNS service, I am using no-ip.com. I'm ...
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MAMP “localhost” doesn't work unlike 127.0.0.1

What to do to fix this? my etc/hosts file looks like this: 127.0.0.1 localhost and using terminal with command: file -b /etc/hosts i got ASCII English text, with CR line terminators but "...
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nginx proxy_pass and virtual hosts within LAN returns 404

I hope this makes sense. Basically, I have set up a local server on my MAC using nginx, with these rules for the proxy_pass: location /engine/rest { proxy_pass http://somedomain:9080/...
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Macos Yosemite with ulimit unlimited

How do I run apache2 on Macos Yosemite. I am getting 2 errors: Error #1 + ulimit -S -n unlimited /Applications/MAMP/Library/bin/apachectl: line 70: ulimit: open files: cannot modify limit: Invalid ...
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Drush commands not found when called from a bash script

Relevant system background: I'm using MAMP on OSX. Output of which php is /Applications/MAMP/bin/php/php5.3.14/bin/php Output of which drush is /Applications/MAMP/bin/php/php5.3.14/bin/drush Output ...
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Apache undoes my change to User in httpd.conf

In order to make my MAMP environment be more like my work environment, I'm trying to change Apache to run under _www rather than <myusername>. I located the appropriate httpd.conf file in the ...
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Fully-independent MAMP stack on external drive?

More and more, I find myself needing a common environment between my work and home machines. Right now, I have two separate MAMP installs (one on each box), with the webroot symlinked to a folder on ...
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How to get access to MAMP mysqldata base when 1045 access denied error is posed?

Been stuck for a few days now. I've been SCOURING google for solutions and have tried many things. Basically I was editing my users in phpMyadmin and I think I erased the user 'root' which is my ...
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MAMP : socket problems for external ressources

i have a problem with sockets on MAMP. i access to my localhost website with localhost:8888/sitename but external ressources like CSS are loaded with localhost/url without socket so request is aborted....
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Launching MAMP using LaunchDaemon not working in Mavericks

I followed the instructions from this page: http://blog.dannykey.com/automatically-launch-mamp-on-start-up/ to try to get MAMP starting at system start-up without a user logging in. I did this before ...
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How can I get Homebrew and MAMP (Pro) to play nicely together?

I am using MAMP Pro for most of my local application development and am trying to install ruby , etc via homebrew however homebrew will give me the following warning: Warning: "config" scripts exist ...
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Can a local MAMP installation be accessed from outside?

I alway use MAMP for local development and noticed that I can access the htdocs folder from the LAN. Is it easily possible for a hacker to access the htdocs folder or my mysql databases from outside ...
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Mac - Allow user to run MAMP

Whenever I start or quit MAMP, Mac OS asks me for the root password. Thats annoying. How can I prevent that? I use only 1 account on my OS. I want MAMP to be controlled without asking for the password....
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Local Server using Ubuntu to test web pages - MAMP Alternative

So I do a lot of web development and I have grown to like using local servers to do my web development. Normally I do web development using Mac OSX, I have a macbook pro. But I have recently installed ...
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Allowing any MAC admin user to run MySQL server on startup

I recently installed MAMP on our server in order to launch a Wordpress site. Though everything is working fine I am not the computer's main user, something which results in long downtime when it has ...
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Developing locally, showing the client through the web

I'm trying to figure out the best way to show my clients the work I've done for them without having to setup other environments on production servers, etc. ⠀Is there a good way to expose my local ...
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Why doesn't Apache start in MAMP?

I have installed MAMP on OSX and while MySQL is running, Apache doesn't start. Here are some screen shots I have to describe the situation. Also when I start the server (or before that) httpd is not ...
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Make MAMP local development environment externally accessible?

Im developing a website that uses a facebook app that only works when the site is externally accessible. So when the site is on a server everything works fine. When im developing locally the app ...
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MAMP .htaccess file not working

I'm looking for a while now how to enable .htaccess files in MAMP 2.1.2 I have the following settings: httpd.conf LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so ... # # DocumentRoot: The ...
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Can't use command line – “command not found” after editing PATH

I'm running OS X Mavericks and was trying to install MAMP PRO 2.2. I was trying to configure the PATH variable to have the PHP binaries of MAMP PRO. I added the following line on my ~/.bash_profile ...
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Upgrading APC extension in MAMP

I'm trying to upgrade the APC extension in MAMP. I have got installed MacPorts and with the following command I've installed the autoconf: sudo port install autoconf Then I've executed this command: ...
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Can't access localhost on my browsers

I've just installed mamp for the first time onto my mac and I'm trying to view some PHP files I've loaded into the htdocs section of mamp. When I type localhost into my browsers, it says it can't ...
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Navicat ignores MAMP PRO

I'm using Navicat Premium 10.1.1 and MAMP PRO 2.1.4. MAMP PRO is set to use the port 3306 for MySQL. When I try to create a new MySQL connection in Navicat, I set the hostname as localhost, port as ...
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MAMP PRO can't be used by non-admin users

I have MAMP PRO set for a Mac's admin user. But other users want to use it too. How can it be done? When a normal user try to open MAMP PRO, it shows a message saying that it needs administrator ...
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MAMP localhost is not working

MAMP was working fine, but suddenly it stopped working. I can't access: localhost/wordpress localhost/MAMP/?language=English I uninstalled and installed it again but it did not work.
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Running MAMP and WAMP on the same thumbdrive?

Recently started working in a tech-agnostic shop, and I find myself switching between OSX and Windows machines with some frequency. I've got a great set of HTML tools I use in my local MAMP, and ...
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MAMP PRO won't execute PHP files?

For some reason, PHP files display as plain text in the browser when I browse locally via MAMP PRO. I looked through the PHP settings and there doesn't seem to be anything there that would affect ...
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Adding aditional versions of php in MAMP

On my production server the highest version of php i can run is 5.3.13. Looking at the preferences panel in MAMP(v2.1.3) i have two options for the php either 5.2.17 or 5.4.10. Is there an install ...
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Checkmark next to website title in browser tab?

I'm developing a site on my local machine, and on every browser after the document is ready a checkmark is prepended to the corresponding tab. There is a noticeable small delay before this ...
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MySQL not starting on Mac OSX Mountain Lion (no mysqld process running)

I'm really frustrated about a problem I have with MySQL on my Mac, it's been like two weeks since it just doesn't start, I even tried creating another user account in my mac, with the same results. I'...
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Turning on “E_ALL” (errors) in php.ini

I've turned on errors in php.ini by removing the ; in front of the comment on line 240 of php.ini (I'm using PHP 5.4.4). I'm using MAMP for my local server to set up a local environment, and I ...
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Libpdf_php complaining about non thread safe binaries

I installed libpdf_php on MAMP v2.0 and after restarting Apache I get following error: [11-Jan-2013 11:48:21 UTC] PHP Warning: PHP Startup: pdf: Unable to initialize module Module compiled with ...
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Installing imagick on OS X with MAMP 2.1.1

I sincerely hope someone here can help me before I lose all my hair. I'm developing a php web app requiring imagick extension and want to test it locally. I have os x 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion) and MAMP ...
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Remove one of the two instances of MySQL?

Objective I want to get rid of one of the two instances of MySQL on my iMac. History A while back I installed one just to play around with it - but then I ended up installing a MAMP stack so that I ...
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Different document root for different sites with MAMP?

I have 2 sites in separate folders. Both sites need to be in the web root so I frequently need to change the document root in my MAMP settings. Im assuming the answer is no, but is there a way i can ...
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Cannot change default path to php on OS X Snow Leopard

I have installed MAMP on OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.8) and I want to change the default path for PHP. I tried both of the answers on this question, and on this question, and in this thread but when I'm ...
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Making a Server Directory Accessible via LAN but not Externally

I have installed MAMP on our server to allow all web developers to code from the same area. It's currently accessible via our 192.x.x.x IP address (i.e. internally). However, it's also accessible ...
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/etc/hosts deleted on restart

Since yesterday, my /etc/hosts file disappears "magically" on restart. When I recreate it via sudo vim hosts everything works, but it's gone once I restart. I'm on Mac OSX 10.6.8, running MAMP 1.9.4 (...
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Is there a MAMP-like application with up-to-date components (Apache, MySQL and PHP)?

I'm using PHP and MySQL to develop websites and web applications on my Mac. Using Git and a deployment service I deploy the code to the production environment. I'm looking for a MAMP-like application ...
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Setting up email for localhost

I am trying to test some web code and am running it on local host. How does one setup email for localhost so the code can use php message functions to send emails? If I need to get some web hosted ...