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If the web server creates the directory then the directory is owned by the web server user. Log in or register to post comments Comment #60 alexdb CreditAttribution: alexdb commented January 23, 2012 at 5:12pm ty! Best Printers: Epson vs HP vs Canon vs Brother Online Collaboration Tools: Slack vs Basecamp vs Trello vs Asana vs Teamwork vs Wrike & More! Start your free trial now!Our Services Video Training Books On-Site Training Influencer Marketing Our Books MySQL Explained Drupal 7 Explained Joomla 3 Explained Joomla Explained About OSTraining About Us Our Team have a peek here

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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... I would suggest that symlink paths not be followed but the symlink removed.

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Nevertheless it does. Use "cd" to go over to your Drupal folders and just ( use "ls" instead of "dir" and to move up a directory type "cd .." type "rm -rf sites" and 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. You can modify these tutorials.

Then I have to go back the old school method of a files directory in the document root. This is written for the absolute beginner. 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: Don't forget to restore the default values afterwards!

We can help! How To Uninstall Drupal 7 drwxr-xr-x 3 u4000909 ftpusers 4096 Sep 5 15:51 .. -rw-r--r-- 1 u4000909 ftpusers 6836 Aug 28 07:42 default.settings.php -r--r--r-- 1 u4000909 ftpusers 6849 Sep 5 15:41 settings.php I changed the perms You can use the above method to release these directories. Stay logged in Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Toggle navigation Products Plans & Pricing Partners Support Resources Preview Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums New Posts Search titles

dr-xr-xr-x 2 u4000909 ftpusers 4096 Sep 5 15:41 defaultu40009095:~/sites/test.org/www/sites/default > ls -al total 24 dr-xr-xr-x 2 u4000909 ftpusers 4096 Sep 5 15:41 . For changing the permission you need to login to your cpanel, go to the file manager and change the permission of all these files and folders default.settings.php, settings.php and their parent Make sure all the boxes are checked. Don't know if I can access via command prompt...

  • I would also suggest that only the default DB connection tables be removed and not named DB connections.
  • This confused me even more.
  • Also, in that uninstall option all (core and contrib) Drupal database tables created need to be removed.
  • Create or install any new php applicaton in root or in a sub-directory. (In my case, I installed counter application through control panel (C-Panel) provided by my server provider.
  • If we did not have a package with SSH (*gasp!!!*) then I assume using an FTP client to manually adjust the perms of files to 0777 would be equally successful.

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Log in or register to post comments Comment #4 mdlueck CreditAttribution: mdlueck commented September 1, 2007 at 1:00pm In our case, the file seems to be owned by our userid at imp source You can't use these tutorials commercially. How To Remove Drupal Installation All Rights Reserved. Bluehost This does not solve the issue, but it does explain what you did not understand in #19.

Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment. navigate here Baria says: March 3, 2011 at 4:38 pm Hi, Tried your solution but am afraid it didn't work for me:( But what I did was, i went deep into the folder The rest of us might be left with undeletable files. You need to check permission for sites, default and settings.php file. –Jayendra Kainthola Nov 18 '13 at 4:59 1 settings.php is write-protected.

Related 0Changing default file permissions for group?0Drupal cannot write to /tmp folder0Permissions and ownership of /var/www and /var/www/example_drupalsite.com5Warning: Permission Denied, While clearing the cache0Localhost configuration and problem with file permissions0User can We can help! We Rock Your Web® is a trademark of Cover Story Media®, Inc. http://brrian.net/how-to/unable-to-create-folder-no-more-files.html Thanks, annam, for the tip!

Drupal Help Login or register to post comments Site Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Refund Policy | Hosting Usage Policy | Help | Contact WebEnabled is © 2009-2010. Thank you. BTW: If you untar the Drupal installation files on the server and them "rm -rf" it will successfully delete all of the files.

Also, the status report complains that sites/default/files is not writable.

Log in or register to post comments Comment #51 bevanr01 CreditAttribution: bevanr01 commented May 14, 2010 at 2:27am #39 was a lifesaver! June 25, 2014DrupalJunkie 788likes1092followers396followers412followers8subscribersEmail 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 Start your free trial now! Or, you could just delete the files/directories via SSH as "root".

You should access your system via SSH as "root" and update the ownership on those subdirectories and file beneath them to the account username. Even when we unpack the Drupal tar file, the server sets our ID as the owner of the files. I did not chown / chgrp. http://brrian.net/how-to/unable-to-create-folder-named-con.html You can now delete the folder.

Start your free trial now!Our Services Video Training Books On-Site Training Influencer Marketing Our Books MySQL Explained Drupal 7 Explained Joomla 3 Explained Joomla Explained About OSTraining About Us Our Team for providing its computer software that facilitates the management and configuration of Internet web servers. cPanel Forums > cPanel & WHM® (for Linux® Servers) > General Discussion > cPanel Forums Still, we should document this as a possible solution in the handbooks - if it's not already there? You would have to be able to chmod (change permissions of) the default folder, and a lot of shared hosts simply won't let you do that.

Full license details. I hope that this helps someone. Log in or register to post comments Comment #11 mdlueck CreditAttribution: mdlueck commented September 21, 2007 at 6:27pm I just did a test install of Drupal 6 Beta 1 and indeed What is a real-world metaphor for irrational numbers?

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