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    Default Apache .htaccess Support = OFF

    Zencart Version: 1.50
    PHP Version: 5.3.4
    Operating System: Mac Snow Leopard Server

    Upon installing I get a yellow warning:
    Apache .htaccess Support = OFF

    I assume this needs to be set to on. I've been searching through Apache tutorials and have not figured this one out. I am on my own server. Any help would be appreciated.

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    Default Re: Apache .htaccess Support = OFF

    had the same problem see my post and the replies I got here http://www.zen-cart.com/forum/showthread.php?t=190613 don't know if the server type makes a difference though.
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    Default Re: Apache .htaccess Support = OFF

    Likely not the same issue that discoverytdi had, since chad2012 is building his own webserver, and probably has never looked at firewalls and loopbacks etc.
    Instead it's probably that the server has not yet been configured to allow the required directives that the .htaccess files depend upon.

    While we don't teach you how to build and configure a webserver here, the following tips are offered:
    http://tutorials.zen-cart.com/index.php?article=287

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