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I am trying to install apache 2.2 and wanted to do some php stuff. So I have installed the apache but I am unable to start the apache service. It showed me the error "Could not reliably determine the server’s fully qualified domain name" when it was installed successfully. I am trying to install it on windows XP machine.

Also I have uncommented the

 ServerName localhost:80 

in httpd.conf file even tried by just putting

 ServerName localhost 

but no success. It shows me the error request operation has failed.

Anyone could help me ?

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Even though you will get the Could not reliably determine the server’s fully qualified domain name, the server will infact start.

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Change:

ServerName localhost:80 

to:

ServerName :80 

the warning will go away.

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