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VHX6: What changes does VirtualHostX make to my system?

Last Updated September 6, 2018

VirtualHostX changes three files on your system.

First, when you run the Setup Wizard, VirtualHostX adds this line

Include /private/etc/apache2/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf

to your apache httpd.conf file. The location of that file depends on which server you have selected in VirtualHostX's Preferences. For Apple's built-in Apache, that file is


For MAMP that file is


After that, whenever you click "Apply Changes", VirtualHostX modifies the following two files