Servers and Services > Apache

Apache Server is a popular web server used in production environments. MAMP PRO installs an instance of the Apache server on your Mac. Information on configuring your MAMP PRO Apache Server installation can be found here.


  • Include Apache Server in GroupStart

    Check to include the Apache server in the GroupStart. If enabled, Apache will start and stop automatically when the Servers button is pressed.

  • Apache Modules

    The Apache web server installed by MAMP PRO comes with many modules preinstalled.

    The web server modules can be enabled or disabled according to your needs. The module description provides information about the features and functions of the selected module.

    To enable the PHP scripting language you need to enable php_module, to enable Python you need to enable mod_wsgi module, to enable Perl you need to enable perl_module. To switch to CGI mode and use multiple PHP versions, you need to enable cgi_module.

  • Path to Apache log file

    Errors that occur while the Apache server is running are recorded in this log file.