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Log in or register to post comments Comment #12 eferraiuolo CreditAttribution: eferraiuolo commented January 1, 2008 at 11:45pm mdlueck, that worked for me... As noted above I did recurse the change to all subdirectories and their files. Then, mdlueck uses a program that focuses on removing a directory that has hidden files. I am referring to this Drupal files page for info: / #4 thoughtcat, Nov 11, 2014 cPanelMichael Forums Analyst Staff Member Joined: Apr 11, 2011 Messages: 30,014 Likes Received: 581 have a peek at this web-site

You are now setting the permissions to 777 and can click Change Permissions. Its a Linux server, but I'm accessing via FTP or cpanel. Yes, there are other ways to do it; but we are really interested in just getting rid of the file. The box we SSH/FTP to is a different one than Apache sits on. (Different kernel string and version). internet

cPanel Forums > cPanel & WHM® (for Linux® Servers) > General Discussion > This site uses cookies. Thanks, annam, for the tip! Cheers!!! As for Drupal 6, I also see a problem on my local machine: The file settings.php is created by Drupal (from default.settings.php), so owner of the file is Apache process, and

Best Printers: Epson vs HP vs Canon vs Brother Best Streaming Service: Spotify vs Rhapsody vs Pandora vs Google Music vs Rdio vs Beats Online Collaboration Tools: Slack vs Basecamp vs I was having the same issues people were talking about here. Run rm -rf rootdirectory (typing rm -rf as is and replacing rootdirectory with the name of your site's root directory). Thanks for passing along the helpful information.

Select the default folder, then click the Change Permissions icon in the toolbar.Fill all the boxes on the Change Permissions dialog. Thanks man, Happy new year from Spain. They're set up as subdomains created in cPanel, so for instance public_html/site1 and public_html/site2 etc. i changed all permissions and it still says permission denied when i try to delete the files.

Log in or register to post comments Comment #25 chx CreditAttribution: chx commented February 12, 2008 at 4:41am Category: bug » support You basically need to figure out how you can In my case, unfortunately, I'm not owner of the file 'settings.php' (owner is Apache = Drupal scripts), so I can only remove it as root user, or via small php-script. Log in or register to post comments Access Denied redrider commented November 28, 2008 at 12:23am Go on the internet and google search "ssh, putty" and download it. Make changes and upload the file back to the server.

I am new at Drupal and the entire LAMP thing. what about including an uninstall.php (for superuser only, like update.php) that completely removes Drupal from the webserver? I issued a chmod, not chown / chgrp. You can get around it by resetting the permissions of the default directory from the command line first, like so: Open the root folder of your site.

BTW: If you untar the Drupal installation files on the server and them "rm -rf" it will successfully delete all of the files. Check This Out Hot Network Questions What are 'hacker fares' at a flight search-engine? Log in or register to post comments Comment #44 discursives CreditAttribution: discursives commented January 2, 2009 at 8:55am #7 also worked for me. You probably just need to change a setting in order to turn it on.

Log in or register to post comments Comment #10 mdlueck CreditAttribution: mdlueck commented September 14, 2007 at 11:51pm JirkaRybka: You seem to have noticed the critical thing... You can now delete the folder. you're on a shared host), but the drupal installation is located within a directory over which you have control, you may need to change file ownership before you can delete it. Source One Very Odd Email Does sputtering butter mean that water is present?

Log in or register to post comments Change permissions mahdimahdavi commented March 18, 2014 at 9:27pm Just change the permissions of 1- drupal*** folder in your public_html 2-default folder "drupal sub All is well now and I have a clean new installation with a new database. Log in or register to post comments ⋅ Categories: Drupal 6.x Comments Need more details setvik commented January 19, 2008 at 8:26am Hi, I'm assuming you're on a linux/unix based system

One could even select which parts to keep, such as the /sites directory or the database tables.

I will do one more test install to make sure it really works. What are you talking about… sweet site I can't find anything.November 12, 2009 at 1:13 pm #10289 Alex SchenkerKeymasterSorry - an update we carried out on the site made the snippet Log in or register to post comments Comment #36 ximo CreditAttribution: ximo commented March 3, 2008 at 3:09pm @ jonfhancock #33: You're right - there are modules that require you to On a GoDaddy type server, the Set Permissions box will open up and you will see three tabs.Go to Advanced Permissions.You will see the web user permissions and the owner permissions.

If the program is running under apache, then it usually runs as user "nobody" and user "nobody" is typically given very few file system privileges. June 25, 2014DrupalJunkie 777likes1087followers395followers402followers8subscribersEmail Marketing Service Reviews & AwardsWinner: GetResponse (Review)Runner Up: Campaigner (Review)Third Place: iContact (Review)How to Create a WebsiteGet Our Free Monthly E-Newsletter Receive New Content As It HappensGet notified by email Step 2. have a peek here Log in or register to post comments Comment #26 earnie CreditAttribution: earnie commented February 12, 2008 at 12:05pm Category: support » bug No!

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Log in or register to post comments . Thank you. • Effective Feedback with the "Like" Button • Knowledge Base • Documentation • cPanel University • Trending Feature Requests • cPanel 58 Release Notes • Forum Thread Submission This is a bug with the Drupal 6 installer. Then I have to go back the old school method of a files directory in the document root.

So to delete your sites folder simply navigate to your sites folder>>Right click>> properties>> and you will see the file permission is set to 555. I can get around this, but the guy who walked off the street and decided to try Drupal probably can't. If you're looking for him you can find him via @webdevtuts Brian Rogel says: November 16, 2010 at 5:22 am Hi Marcell, Great tip about the Drupal folders. I understand what you were trying to tell me now.

Delete sites folder. Also they seem to utilize a multi-tear hosting architecture. List of Outgoing SMTP E-Mail ServersPollsWhat Do You Want to Hear More About? My use case for this was quickly syncing Dev and Demo (there was no Prod to worry about yet) without Git, which I'm still learning.

I'm working on a solution, but right now, I think this is a valid bug in 6. If so why not start by writing a tutorial or post and get EXPO$URE for it! WebNewCastle commented October 7, 2009 at 10:32pm I've had the same issue on occasion. I'm wondering if Drupal has some code in it to change the owner or something.

Any ideas what can I do? Do it again for any other files or folders remain.The sites folder should now be permanently deleted and you can reinstall drupal from a one-click installer.The directory should be completely empty.Alternative: