[CentOS] Drupal installation

Sun Jul 26 17:31:16 UTC 2009
Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net>

John R Pierce wrote:

>>> "Congratulations, Drupal has been successfully installed.
>> Please review the messages above before continuing on to your new site."
>> I removed write permissions from /etc/drupal/default/settings.php
>> as suggested, and click on "your new site",
>> which takes me to <http://www.gayleard.com/drupal/>,
>> where I am invited to login.
>> I do not recall ever being asked for a drupal username or password,
>> except for those I gave for the drupal database.
>> But when I give these I am told,
>> "Sorry, unrecognized username or password.
>> Have you forgotten your password?"
>> On clicking on the last sentence
>> I am asked for my username or email address.
>> I don't recall ever giving an email address for drupal,
>> but I give one now, and click on "Email new password".

> IIRC, when you first install it, you register a new account and this
> account #1 becomes the 'webmaster' account with master privileges.  I
> often call it webmaster.

Thanks for your response.

But as I mentioned, I installed drupal by "sudo yum install drupal",
and was never asked to register an account.
I'll see if I can deduce from the MySQL database
what name and email address have been assigned.

Timothy Murphy  
e-mail: gayleard /at/ eircom.net
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