I'm trying to setup a virtual host to access my craft project through ontherocks.dev, without any success yet.

  • www.ontherocks.dev : correct response
  • www.ontherocks.dev/admin : Apache 404
  • www.ontherocks.dev/index.php/admin : redirected to www.ontherocks.dev/admin/install with an Apache 404

I didnt "install" craft yet, which explains the redirect. Here are my config files for the virtual host :


<VirtualHost *:80>
  ServerName ontherocks.dev
  DocumentRoot "C:\wamp\www\y-lynx"
  ServerAlias www.ontherocks.dev
 DirectoryIndex index.php

hosts file in system32/drivers/etc

# localhost name resolution is handled within DNS itself.
#       localhost
#   ::1             localhost       ontherocks.dev

Thanks for your help !

  • Try setting ServerAlias to ontherocks.dev (minus the www) and access the site using ontherocks.dev. – Brad Bell May 25 '15 at 17:03

Looks like the .htaccess file included with Craft is not being read or you didn't rename it (should be .htaccess with the period at the beginning).

That's why /index.php/admin is working but /admin/ is not.

One other possibility is Apache is setup to ignore .htaccess files. If that's the case, add this to your httpd-vhosts.conf file.

<Directory "C:\wamp\www\y-lynx">
    AllowOverride All

(If you already have a <Directory "C:\wamp\www\y-lynx"> block, just add in AllowOverride All somewhere inside.)

  • Thanks mate, that was part of the problem :). The real one was that I'm dumb and forgot to check if mod_rewrite was on, which wasn't. Anyway thanks ! – solarBanana May 26 '15 at 7:18

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