I have just set up a LAMP EC2 instance using rightscale when I got to the link:


I get the standard apache welcome page. Now on my server I have the directory '/var/www/html/' where I can put my 'publicly' viewable web-pages. I have added a directory in here with some php script which are now at:


When I go to:


The script doesnt run (php is working) - i.e. I get 'Not found' - i.e. cant even find the page. I have set permissions to the directory and file to 777 (using chmod).

Can anyone please tell me what I am not doing? I want to be able to run the php from a web browser.

Grateful for any help.

  • Is there anything showing up in the apache logs? Typically: /var/log/httpd/access_log or /var/log/httpd/error_log – malonso Jul 14 '10 at 21:53
  • I found the "/home/webapps" string in file "/etc/httpd/conf.d/phpapp.conf" using the command "find / -type f -print | xargs grep "/home/webapps/">> /tmp/bigsearch2.log 2>/dev/null" So phpapp.conf contained the path to my public folder – one Jul 14 '10 at 22:23

I think you have used the wrong document root. According to the Rightscale support site the the docume troot seems to be at /home/webapps/$APPLICATION/current. You may also take a look onto the Rightscale Support site

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