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I currently have xampp running on my box. I would like to add another apache to balance the load for my download serving.

Is it possible and what are the steps required to accomplish this?

Thank you

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I might be missing something here, but how does this help balance load? As there is only one set of hardware, after all... – Rowland Shaw Nov 22 '09 at 10:14

You already have Apache running under XAMPP, so if you want another copy of Apache running on the server then you need to run this on a different port ( an separate install locations etc)

However running two copies of Apache on one server is going to have no impact on your load, your still using a single piece of hardware, having 2 installs of Apache will make no difference. If you want to do load balancing, you will need two pieces of hardware.

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