How to delete installation map when installing XAMPP

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How to delete installation map when installing XAMPP

Post by Renaat » Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:34 pm

I am also trying to install my website whith xammp, there is asked to delete a file in the installation map, to confirm that it is my website, but I can't find the installation map??
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Re: How to delete installation map when installing XAMPP

Post by toivo » Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:01 pm

Do you mean that XAMPP asks you to "delete a file in the installation folder"? In that case your database configuration may be wrong because this question comes up only when the installation is about to connect to a remote database server. Usually the XAMPP database resides on "localhost", your workstation.

If you need to connect Joomla in XAMPP to a database hosted on a different workstation or server, the file with a random name can be found from the folder 'installation' in the document root, the main Joomla folder.

The following page explains the extra check during the database installation: ... e_database
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