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Friendika 9 years ago
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- Mysql 5.x

- ability to schedule jobs with cron (Linux/Mac) or Scheduled Tasks
(Windows) [Note: other options are presented in Section 7 of this document]
(Windows) [Note: other options are presented in Section 8 of this document]

- Installation into a top-level domain or sub-domain (without a
directory/path component in the URL) is preferred. Directory paths will
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3. Create an empty database and note the access details (hostname, username,
password, database name).

4. Visit your website with a web browser and follow the instructions. Please

4. If you know in advance that it will be impossible for the web server to
write or create files in your web directory, create an empty file called
.htconfig.php and make it writable by the web server.

5. Visit your website with a web browser and follow the instructions. Please
note any error messages and correct these before continuing.

5. *If* the automated installation fails for any reason, check the following:
6. *If* the automated installation fails for any reason, check the following:

- ".htconfig.php" exists
If not, edit htconfig.php and change system settings. Rename
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If not, import the contents of "database.sql" with phpmyadmin
or mysql command line

6. At this point visit your website again, and register your personal account.
7. At this point visit your website again, and register your personal account.
Registration errors should all be recoverable automatically.
If you get any *critical* failure at this point, it generally indicates the
database was not installed correctly. You might wish to move/rename
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7. Set up a cron job or scheduled task to run the poller once every 5-10
8. Set up a cron job or scheduled task to run the poller once every 5-10
minutes to pick up the recent "public" postings of your friends. Example:

cd /base/directory; /path/to/php include/poller.php


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