The steps here are for use on most Windows platforms, including Windows Server and Desktop systems. From our extensive testing, it seems that the combination of Strawberry Perl and Apache is very solid, but you must be sure to tune Apache for your environment in order to achieve the best performance.
These instructions are for new installations of ApTest Manager. If you are upgrading your installation, you do not need to reinstall Perl nor Apache.%%TOC%%
Download and install the latest version of Strawberry Perl 5.12 from StrawberryPerl.com.
Download and install the latest version of Apache 2.2 for Windows.
setup_spmp.plon your system.
setup_spmp.plfrom a command shell window and answer the questions - it will do its best to locate Apache on your server, but you may need to provide it with a pathname if you have installed in a non-standard location.
httpd.conffile before making any changes.)
httpd.conf(Start->Programs->Apache HTTP Server->Configure Apache Server->Edit the Apache httpd.conf Configuration File, or
conf/httpd.confin your Apache installation directory).
LoadModuledirectives in it
LoadModuledirectives, add the line
LoadModule perl_module modules/mod_perl.so
Uncomment the Include directive so the httpd-mpm configuration is included. Note: this file has server tuning parameters in it. You may want to examine these to ensure they are optimal for the memory and processor your server has available.
# Server-pool management (MPM specific)
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