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I have several ZF projects running or closed, however, and until today, I always work directly on the remote server.

I would like to switch to a local environment while developing, so I was wondering if anyone would be kind enough to share with me, some virtual host configurations that we should apply on this cases?

The point will be to have:
www/myproject1 folder pointing to: http://myproject1/
www/myproject2 folder pointing to: http://myproject2/
www/myproject3 folder pointing to: http://myproject3/

Any help please?

ps- I see a lot of examples, but when I add Zend to the query, I seem to have troubles.

Thanks a lot,

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I have done the following on my ubuntu:

  1. Install the zend-framework package with aptitude
  2. Add the path to the zend framework in the include path variable of /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini
  3. set-up 3 projects myproject1, myproject2 and myproject3 inside /var/www using zf create project
  4. In /etc/apache/sites-available, I have added 3 files (myproject1, myproject2 and myproject3) containing the following:
<VirtualHost *:80>
  ServerName myproject1.example.com
  DocumentRoot /var/www/myproject1/public

  SetEnv APPLICATION_ENV "production"

  <Directory /var/www/myproject1/public>
    DirectoryIndex index.php
    AllowOverride All
    Order allow,deny
    Allow from all
  1. Activate them using a2ensite myproject1, add the rewrite module with a2enmod rewrite and restart apache.

  2. And finally, I have added the 3 following lines in my /etc/hosts: myproject1.example.com myproject2.example.com myproject3.example.com

And now, I can reach my projects using the URLs http://myproject1.example.com/

If that still does not work for you, would you like please to edit your question with the error messages you get in /var/log/apache2/error.log?

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@uloBasEl: That's an outstanding way of working. :) I cannot try at the moment but that's exactly what I wish and dream about. If I add to all that the git and xdebug I will save it as my holy grail stuff, however, I'm far from learning those two last points. uloBasEl, you rock. Thanks. Cheers! –  MEM Dec 5 '10 at 4:39
Great Ans Indeed ... –  chhameed Mar 11 '13 at 12:51

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