**Apache is not an available option**

Issue Summary

When choosing Environment, Custom. On PHP version there’s only one version, PHP 7.4.1 on Web server nginx 1.16.0. I want to use PHP 8.1 and Apache those option are not available.

Troubleshooting Questions

  • Does this happen for all sites in Local, or just one in particular?
    On all sites

  • Are you able to create a new, plain WordPress site in Local and access it in a Browser?
    Yes with nginx but I want to use apache


Describe the steps that others can take to replicate this issue. If you have screenshots that can help clarify what is happening, please include them!

System Details

  • Which version of Local is being used?

  • What Operating System (OS) and OS version is being used?

    • Windows 10 Professional

Hi there @phumlanim - welcome to the Local community! :wave:

Thanks for sharing that information - it sounds like you aren’t getting any of the options, which has me thinking it may be some sort of restriction that’s preventing Local from reaching an endpoint with the additional lightning services.

It may be helpful to see your Local Logs - you can export those following this Help Doc:

In addition, I noticed you mentioned using Windows 10 Professional - do you perhaps have any antivirus or security settings that might be preventing Local from connecting to those other lightning services?

The URL’s Local needs to reach look like…



Here is some information and troubleshooting steps you can try related to anti-virus + Windows:

Let’s start there!


Hi Sam,

Thank you for the warm welcome and for your reply.

After reading your response, let me check with our IT team. I think there are security settings that are blocking local because on my personal laptop, I have no issues.

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Hi @phumlanim - sounds great, let me know!


Hi Sam,

It was the antivirus blocking Local but it is sorted now, thank you so much.

Kind regards,

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