[CentOS] Drupal installation

Fri Jul 24 12:18:46 UTC 2009
John Thomas <gmane-2006-04-16 at jt-socal.com>

Timothy Murphy wrote:

> For example, I created a directory /etc/drupal/sites/www.gayleard.com
> with my settings.php it in, as did several of the tutorials I visited.
> But I get error messages in /var/log/messages telling me
> that sites/default cannot be read.

I was at your level when I did it the first time, but I forgot what I 
learned, so it is hard to help.

If you plan on hosting multiple sites, create a symlink (ln -s) in sites 
called default to www.gayleard.com.  If you only plan to host the one 
site, rename it to default.

Once you do it a few times you will probably find it easy.  It is 
probably best to keep studying so you understand the security aspects if 
you plan to face the site to the public.  Drupal makes it hard to be 
insecure, but not impossible.


Oh, and you should probably use Drupal 6 unless you have a very specific 

John Thomas