Configuring your Windows system (PHP)

Configuring your Windows system (PHP)

This section provides instructions for two common Windows configurations: one in which Microsoft IIS is installed on your hard disk, and one in which IIS is installed on a remote Windows computer. If you want to use a different configuration, see Setting Up a Web Application in Using Dreamweaver.

The following illustration shows the two configurations described in this section:

This image shows the components of the following configurations: a local configuration for Windows users, and a remote server configuration for Macintosh and Windows users.

To configure your system:

  1. Make sure you have a web server (see Checking for a web server (Windows)).
  2. Install the PHP application server (see Installing a PHP application server (Windows)).
  3. Test your installation (see Testing the PHP installation (Windows)).
  4. Create a root folder (seeCreating a root folder (Windows)).

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