Servers & Services > Apache

The Apache HTTP Server is one of the most frequently used web servers worldwide. And in order to be able to provide you with an optimal development environment, with which you come as close as possible to the requirements of most providers, MAMP PRO of course also provides this web server.

MAMP PRO - Servers & Services - Apache

In the upper right corner of this screen you will find information about which version of the Apache web server is used and which ports are used for the protocols http and https.

In addition to the general settings possible on this screen, you also have the option of configuring further specific options for each host (Apache tab).

  • Apache server is included in GroupStart (because at least one host is using Apache)
    This checkbox is enabled if at least one host uses the Apache web server.

  • Information

    • Info
      Clicking this button will open your default browser and display a page with lots of information about the instance of the Apache web server you are running. This button is only active if the Apache web server has been started.

    • Status
      Clicking this button will open your default browser and display a page with status information about the instance of the Apache web server you are running. This button is only active if the Apache web server has been started.

  • Apache Modules
    The Apache Web Server installed by MAMP PRO comes with many modules pre-installed. The web server modules can be activated or deactivated depending on your needs. Module Description provides information pertaining to features and functions of the selected module.

    Examples: To enable the PHP scripting language you must activate the “php_module”, if you want to use Python you need “mod_wsgi module”, Perl needs “perl_module”. In order to switch to CGI mode and use multiple PHP versions you must activate “cgi_module”.

  • Path to Apache log file
    The path to your Apache log file. This log file is located at “/Applications/MAMP PRO/logs/apache_error.log”.