Windows Server 2022 (in the Insider phase) is composed of numerous roles and functions that facilitate the management of objects in the domain, but it is possible to add many more functionalities to the server to carry out special tasks, one of these options is to install Apache on Windows Server..
Apache Server gives us the opportunity to set up an open source HTTP server so that users can host and manage their applications, this is achieved with a secure and extensible server where HTTP services are available that are compatible with today's HTTP standards.
Apache Server offers us features such as:
- General Purpose Expression Analyzer
- Integration of more than 20 new modules
- Loading multiple MPMS at runtime
- Includes the FastCGI daemon as a startup utility
- Administration of logs or events
- Allows the configuration of a virtual hosting based on IP
- We can add access restrictions to certain files and more
We are going to see how to install Apache on Windows Server 2022 to increase its functionalities..
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Install Apache on Windows Server 2022, 2019
We right-click on the Start menu and select
the "System" option:
This in order to see the architecture of the system, in this case 64-bit:
Now we go to the C ++ website:
There we download the latest version Suitable based on the architecture of our server:
Run the installer once the download is finished, the following wizard will open:
We accept the license and click "Install" to start the process:
At the end we will see the following. We click Close to exit the wizard.
Now we go to the Apache URL in the following link:
We click on "Download" and then we will see the following:
There we click on the line "Files for Microsoft Windows" to be redirected to the following window:
We click on "Apache Lounge" to download the ZIP file:
Apache Lounge takes care of delivering binaries for Windows in an up-to-date way.
Once downloaded we go to the path and extract the content of the file by right clicking and selecting "Extract all":
The extraction process will start:
We copy the Apache folder:
We paste this in drive C:
We access the folder to see its content:
We access the command prompt as administrator:
In the console we enter "cd C: \ apache24 \ bin \":
We install Apache with the command "httpd -k install":
After this we go to the Apache folder and open "htdocs" where we see the index file:
With the notepad, observe the content of the index which will be the one we see when accessing from a browser:
Now we enter "services" in the Start menu:
We right click on Apache 24 and select the "Start" option:
After this, a After browser we enter "localhost" and we will see the text of htdocs:
This has been the process to install Apache on Windows Server 2022.