How to start stop apache on MAC OSX

start Apache apachectl start Stop Apache apachectl stop Restart Apache apachectl restart If the above commands don’t work, try these /etc/init.d/httpd start /etc/init.d/httpd stop /etc/init.d/httpd restart You can also start the web server from the system preferences. Open system preferences, go to sharing and then enable web sharing

Where is httpd.conf file in Mac OSX Lion

On mac httpd.conf file is located in the directory /etc/apache2/. You can access it through terminal if you want to navigate to it through finder, on finder toolbar goto go->go to folder and type in /etc/apache2