How to XAMPP-VM htdocs Directory Permission on Mac OS

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XAMPP is a free and open-source cross-platform web server solution stack package developed by Apache Friends, consisting mainly of the Apache HTTP Server, MariaDB database, and interpreters for scripts written in the PHP and Perl programming languages. Some people have a problem with directory restricted access and now learn how to XAMPP-VM htdocs Directory Permission

XAMPP-VM for Mac. This new app makes it really easy to run XAMPP for Linux on your Mac with just a few clicks. No VirtualBox needed!


Make sure you have installed XAMPP-VM on Mac machine

Step 1: Start and Stop XAMPP

To get started with the new stack manager, launch it as usual and click the “Start” button to start the hypervisor. This will also start all the XAMPP-VM services.

Go to Application ➝ XAMPP ➝ Klick on tab “general”

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Step 2: Enable Network and Port

The XAMP-VM manager provides a graphical interface to forward ports between XAMPP-VM and the host system. It comes with forward from port 80 to port 8080 on the host, enable localhost:8080 -> 80 (Over SSH). Then you can access phpMyAdmin http://localhost:8080/phpmyadmin and other App.

Step 3: Mount Data Volume

To access XAMPP directories and copy or move files between your host and XAMPP using the Finder. got to “Volumes” tab of the stack manager and click “Mount” to explore directories.

Step 4: Create a Directory

You can now create the directory for your app or web root directory, Go to Finder ➝ localhost IP ➝ right click to create own folder

Step 5: Grant Directory Permission

Copy, paste or move file on these folder may be restricted. you need grant permission the folder. to this run command below on the terminal

chown -R daemon:daemon /opt/lampp/htdocs/axfon
sudo chmod -R 777 /opt/lampp/htdocs/axfon/

Then you can now do many things on these folder and to access your app access on web browser http://localhost:8080/axfon (change with your own folder name)

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