XAMPP is the most popular PHP development environment. It’s a completely free, easy-to-install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP, and Perl. The XAMPP open source package has been set up to be incredibly easy to install and use. Just download and start the installer. It’s that easy.
I faced an issue while running it after installation. It shows –
10:34:02 PM [Apache] Problem detected!
10:34:02 PM [Apache] Port 443 in use by ""C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-hostd.exe" -u "C:\ProgramData\VMware\hostd\config.xml"" with PID 6116!
10:34:02 PM [Apache] Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!
10:34:02 PM [Apache] You need to uninstall/disable/reconfigure the blocking application
10:34:02 PM [Apache] or reconfigure Apache and the Control Panel to listen on a different port
That means that in my machine VMware is installed and it uses port 443. By default Xamp server also need to use the same port.
We will reconfigure Apache and the Control Panel to listen on a different port. In this tutorial, we will learn step-by-step to change the XAMPP server port and fix the Apache port error.
Now find the following lines and replace them with the changes:
Now look for the following lines and replace them with the changes: