[wdvltalk-social] OT ;-) Can't upload to localhost
smilepoet at vfemail.net
Mon Jul 7 12:20:28 BST 2008
From: "Matthew Macdonald-Wallace"
> Quoting joseph harris <smilepoet at vfemail.net>:
>> I'm sure I haven't forgotten that much...
>> I have [for the third time] installed EasyPHP2 - apache, mysql
>> php. I have unzipped Wordpress and tried to upload first
>> Smartftp and now with Coreftp.
>> The result seems to be that while the socket and port are
>> the server does not respond. the coreftp message is:
>> Connect socket #428 to 127.0.0.1, port 80...
>> Can't establish connection --> 127.0.0.1:80 @ Mon Jul 07
>> 2008 (0-38)
>> And variations of this have been occuring during all my
>> I can't believe I had a working server, website and wordpress
>> localhost years back, and can't now put in updated
>> ...How has it all gone wrong...? ;-)
> Ummm, if it's localhost - i.e. the machine that you are typing
> all the
> commands on - why are you using FTP?
> Why not just copy the files from the unzipped directory to
> C:\blah\foo\apache2\root or whatever the easy php web root is?
> Also, FTP probably won't wotk on port 80 - that's a webserver.
> port 21 instead...
Port 21 wouldn't even try on smart ftp and on Core it gives the
same message as port 80.
I couldn't see an alternative instruction to 'upload' and was
thinking of the setting up of the db and tables; but now you
have reminded me that these were set up previously by me by hand!
Now all I have to do is remember how to make tables...
Many thanks, that has set me forward.
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