Go Back   Dreamweaver Club Forums > Dreamweaver forums > Web Hosting and FTP
Register FAQ Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-26-2007, 11:39 PM   #1
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 44
Default Using a home PC as a server

I have an Apple Powerbook and a Dell PC in my home, connected to a netgear 802.11G/wired ethernet router. PC is on ethernet, laptop is on wifi. I do my web work on my laptop. How can I use the other PC as a server to test my work on, so that I don't have to pay for hosting until I'm finished with my site? The other PC is always on and always internet connected, but the laptop is not.
Agent007 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-27-2007, 06:55 AM   #2
gmcrone's Avatar
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Canada
Posts: 519

Look up WAMP.
Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP server.

Install it on your desktop.

gmcrone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-27-2007, 08:03 AM   #3
davidj's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: The Toon (newcastle upon Tyne)
Posts: 8,256


just use 1 machine. Preferably the PC.

then just set 2 directories up for local and remote
Would you like to learn PHP from me? Check out -> www.codezenith.co.uk
davidj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2007, 07:53 AM   #4
chriskq's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Sydney - DownUnder
Posts: 798

any luck Agent007,

this is something i wanted to do a while back.
but i use wamp instead now (test development locally - so no need to upload anywhere)
can u do this with ur myspace? http://www.myspace.com/chrisjash
chriskq is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:52 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2006 DreamweaverClub.com