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Getting Started with the Drupal InstantApp
This page shows you how to use the Drupal CMS InstantApp on your Scaleway instance.
Drupal is an open source content managment platform. Drupal helps you build everything from personal blogs to enterprise applications.
Follow the instructions for creating an Instance. When selecting the image to run on the Instance, ensure that you choose the Drupal image in the InstantApps tab.
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Click the Security Groups tab to enter the security-groups page. Click the Create a new Security Group button and input the security group name and description. Check the Enable SMTP box to unblock the mail ports.
Go back to your servers details end select the security group previously created. The new Security Group configuration will be applied automatically on Virtual Cloud Instances. BareMetal Cloud Instances need to be hard rebooted from the management console to configure the new rules.
To finalize the Drupal installation copy your server public IP address and paste it in your favorite browser.
You land on the Drupal installation wizard.
During the installation, you will be asked for the database login, password and database name.
You can retrieve the database
password on the message of the day (MOTD) when you connect your server or on the README file at
Welcome on Drupal is an open source content management platform on Scaleway' C1. - Kernel: GNU/Linux 3.2.34-30 armv7l - Marvell (Proprietary) - This kernel has the best performances on this hardware - For mainline kernel with latest features and plenty of modules, use a 3.17 kernel instead- Distribution: Drupal is an open source content management platform (2015-07-20) on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS- Internal ip: 10.1.38.213- External ip: 126.96.36.199- Disk /dev/nbd0: scw-app-drupal-latest-2015-07-20_11:58 (l_ssd 50G)- Uptime: 10:09:48 up 0 min, 0 users, load average: 0.34, 0.09, 0.03 Links - Documentation: https://www.scaleway.com/docs- Community: https://community.scaleway.com/c/scaleway- Image source: https://github.com/scaleway/image-app-drupal Hi Cloud Rider, Welcome to the Drupal image, the following are installed and configured: * Drupal* apache2* php* mysql The folder /var/www/html contains the Drupal files. Useful links:* https://github.com/scaleway/image-app-drupal* http://188.8.131.52/ The MySQL credentials are:* login: root* password: a9975ce21d969e0564c07f4313a57fa7253fc6df Your website configuration lies at:* /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default.conf Enjoy! The programs included with the Ubuntu system are free software;the exact distribution terms for each program are described in theindividual files in /usr/share/doc/\*/copyright. Ubuntu comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted byapplicable law.
Select the Standard installation to get Drupal with the commonly used features.
To make Drupal use your database, set “Database name” to
drupal and “Database username” to
root. You can retrieve the database password on the message of the day (MOTD) when you connect on your server ; or in the README file at located at /root/README. In my case, the password is
Configure your profile completing
sitename and click the “Save and continue” button.
Et voilà! Your Drupal server is now up and running, you can start to customize the look and functionality of your Drupal website based on your needs.