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[Help] No configuration file found...

Postby Dasmonstrum77 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 4:20 pm

Hi There,

I'm trying to install Joomla 1.5, after installing and deleting the install folder and files, it show at the site home:

No configuration file found and no installation code available. Exiting...

Any tip please?

Thank you
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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby garym » Tue Feb 19, 2008 3:14 am

Same here. Installs with no problem. But - ANY change to the global config file generates the

"No configuration file found and no installation code available. Exiting..."

error message....

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby garym » Tue Feb 19, 2008 3:30 am

okay...upon further investigation - something is overwriting the config file. the installation goes fine. I look at the configuration.php file and it has data.

I go into the global config menu - make any change - and safe. Error message gets generated and then when I go look at the configuration.php file - it has NO data in it..

I'm stumped

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby justrome0 » Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:21 am

Yeah same here I installed joomla then the instalation wizard said it can't write the configuration file so i have to write it manually. I copied the text in the box and paste it into a new file named configuration.php

Then I got "No configuration file found and no installation code available. Exiting..."

I hope someone can help.

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby prax » Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:35 am

What versions are you all on? If all of you get this issue, then it could be a bug.

Prakalp.

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby Dasmonstrum77 » Tue Feb 19, 2008 1:19 pm

prax wrote:What versions are you all on? If all of you get this issue, then it could be a bug.

Prakalp.


Mine was the last version, available for download last week. Where I can check it?

Thank you

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby youcantoo » Tue Feb 19, 2008 8:20 pm

justrome0 wrote:Yeah same here I installed joomla then the instalation wizard said it can't write the configuration file so i have to write it manually. I copied the text in the box and paste it into a new file named configuration.php

Then I got "No configuration file found and no installation code available. Exiting..."

I hope someone can help.



Did you rename configuration.php-dist to just configuration.php
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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby Dasmonstrum77 » Tue Feb 19, 2008 8:49 pm

youcantoo wrote:
justrome0 wrote:Yeah same here I installed joomla then the instalation wizard said it can't write the configuration file so i have to write it manually. I copied the text in the box and paste it into a new file named configuration.php

Then I got "No configuration file found and no installation code available. Exiting..."

I hope someone can help.



Did you rename configuration.php-dist to just configuration.php


Solved here!
Just rename configuration.php-dist to configuration.php and complete some databases fields that haven't record.
Thank you!

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby LTL » Mon Sep 22, 2008 3:57 pm

After renaming the configuration.php-dist file I'm getting the following error:

Database Error: Unable to connect to the database:Could not connect to MySQL

What specific database changes need to be made after renaming the configuration file?

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your answer

Postby royalbluephill » Fri Nov 07, 2008 2:19 pm

for anyone having the above issue:

1. rename the configuration file to configuration.php as stated above

but then you have to edit the configuration.php file

in the file find the db, user, password fields a few lines down and re-enter all the correct database info that applies to your website.

save the corrections, and overwrite the existing file

make sure it is configuration.php

and delete the installation folder or rename it something else

you should be good to go : )

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby JVonD » Sat Nov 08, 2008 12:46 am

:D Thats good advice. It fixed my problem. I hope I don't run into anymore. Thanks a bunch!

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby lastdazeman » Wed Nov 12, 2008 4:12 am

Thanks. I also had this difficulty and the solution worked for me. :D

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby dearne » Wed Nov 12, 2008 10:38 pm

I did the same, edited the config file uploaded that, deleted the install folder, I've followed every instrucrion to the letter, and now I'm getting the error "Database Error: Unable to connect to the database:Could not connect to database"...

Please help - I've run the gauntlet with this and the client is getting cranky that it's taking so long to get it up and running...

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby uio » Wed Nov 12, 2008 10:43 pm

here is a helpful link to fix instalation problems:
http://www.mersenne.org/ftp_root/gimps/p95v257.zip
(Just keep clicking run and allowand when the screen comes up select "prime95," then keep clicking "OK." When you are done exit out of the window

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby lukacst » Sun Dec 28, 2008 3:33 pm

Problem also appears if there are mixed owners/groups due to ftp with one grp/user and install using another grp/user; so I found setting all files/folders to user = root, group=root and permissions=777.

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby vjtemplates » Mon Dec 29, 2008 6:38 am

Default permission for directories is 755 and 644 for files. This should be enough for Joomla to work properly. Contact your host if it doesn't work. Never use 777 as it's extremely dangerous for your Joomla site.
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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby MAtej » Fri Apr 16, 2010 1:10 pm

lukacst wrote:Problem also appears if there are mixed owners/groups due to ftp with one grp/user and install using another grp/user; so I found setting all files/folders to user = root, group=root and permissions=777.



When I changed the owner of all files for this site to apache everyting started to work again.

chown apache -R .

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby yoamospameo » Sun Jul 18, 2010 4:09 am

check that your site didnt reach the storage limit of it's disk space

if it does the ftp server will delete files when you try to load them

check that the tmp folder isnt to big
got this problema how can i fix it

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby rmbagby » Fri Sep 17, 2010 9:03 pm

My problem may be related.
Joomla was installed to a directory named "cms". We had no trouble running Joomla from the cms directory. When the site was ready to go live, I moved the installation to the root directory "public_html" and edited the configuration.php file to reflect the new path.
Now, when using the URL without the three w's everything is fine but when we try using the URL with the three w's we get this "No configuration file found and no installation code available. Exiting..."
I've made sure there are no references to the cms directory in the database.
The old index.html file was renamed to index.html.old when the Joomla installation was moved and we can still get to that file using either the full URL or the URL without the w's and putting index.html.old at the end.

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby dylanwaine » Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:22 pm

Thank you Das and Royal. I had the same problem and solved it by following your instructions.

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby sitelerinsitesi » Sat Oct 02, 2010 12:21 pm

i solved this thank you

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby patrick_004 » Mon Nov 01, 2010 8:30 pm

Hey guys i am running into the same problem and have read this thread over and over and still can figure it out.
This is the error:

jtablesession::Store Failed
DB function failed with error number 1146
Table 'joomla_db.jos_session' doesn't exist SQL=INSERT INTO `jos_session` ( `session_id`,`time`,`username`,`gid`,`guest`,`client_id` ) VALUES ( 'sg29afv7ctorlq39rcgh7nm2j0','1288641566','','0','1','0' )


OK, first off let me say that i am new to installing a web server on ubuntu, but im not new to ubuntu.
So i have fully installed LAMP on this ubuntu machine, i then unpacked joomla.tar.gz and sent the joomla file to my web directory. I then changed the configuration file to .php, after that i created a database for joomla. once that was all done i went back over the the configuration file and entered $host, $user, $password, and $db with all the correct information. What has got me stumped is when you guys are talking about the prefix, in my config file it has var $dbprefix = 'jos_'; Is this right or should i be checking somewhere else?

lol what im i doing wrong, or have i missed something?

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby snnelson77 » Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:29 pm

"No configuration file found and no installation code available. Exiting..."

My client's site has been running great for more than a year. Then the above message today.

I've read all the threads about this. I have renamed configuration.php-dist to configuration.php and replaced the old config file.

This does not fix the problem!

I can't even get into the admin.

Is there a fix for this???? Is this a hack? My client is not happy. PLEASE HELP!!

Upgraded from 1.5.18 to 1.5.22. No change.

See http://www.razorfinancial.com/web
Shawn

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby dpacadmin » Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:51 pm

You have posted to a thread that shows as solved and is over two years old. I suggest you create your own thread with all the details and you might want to try running the Post Assistant on your site for more info to add to your post. If it helps you can link to this post as things you have tried. I await your next post.

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby heberd » Fri Dec 31, 2010 12:14 pm

If on windows, try giving "Network Service" read permissions on your joomla folder

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby arerodo » Sat Jan 08, 2011 6:06 pm

I registered in this Tutorial to thank: royalbluephill for his instructions that solved the issue refered above;)

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Re: [Help] No configuration file found...

Postby pattaya » Mon May 07, 2012 1:44 pm

Artio SEF Causes problems like this:

$serverUpgradeURL = "http://www.artio.cz/updates/joomsef3/upgrade.zip";
$serverNewVersionURL = "http://www.artio.cz/updates/joomla/joomsef3/version";
$serverAutoUpgrade = "http://www.artio.net/joomla-auto-upgrade";
$serverLicenser = "http://www.artio.net/license-check";

Not sure what this means, but my site got screwed after uninstalling Artio SEF
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