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changing domain names etc

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by TerminalAddict, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. TerminalAddict

    TerminalAddict Active Member

    Ok .. after having asked 3 pre sales question, I just busted out my credit card :)

    so now my first post sales question (without putting any thought or investigation whatsoever ;) )
    How do I go about changing domain names and what-not for an install?

    I want to set the forum up on dev.domain.co.nz .. and when I'm finished go live to www.domain.co.nz, in the process I will also change the path on my host from /path/to/domain.dev/ to /path/to/domain/

    Wish me luck ;) .. I'm a long time IPB admin/owner ( http://mandrivausers.org )
     
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Changing the install path is very simple.

    Just move the files to the new directory and update ACP -> Options -> Basic Board Information: Board URL
     
  3. TerminalAddict

    TerminalAddict Active Member

    uploaded files into /web/domain.dev/
    completed the install.

    Then moved the files /web/domain.dev/forums/
    now I get a php error:
    PHP:
    Warning: require(/web/domain.dev/library/XenForo/Autoloader.php) [function.require]: failed to open streamNo such file or directory in /web/domain.dev/index.php on line 8

    Fatal error
    : require() [function.require]: Failed opening required '/web/domain.dev/library/XenForo/Autoloader.php' (include_path='.:/usr/share/php:/usr/share/pear'in /web/domain.dev/index.php on line 8
     
  4. TerminalAddict

    TerminalAddict Active Member

    I also can't see any obvious tables that hold settings?
    and a
    grep -iR domain\.dev *
    return nothing?
     
  5. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    It seems to indicate that some files are missing.

    Does Autoloader.php exist in /web/domain.dev/forums/library/XenForo ?
     
  6. TerminalAddict

    TerminalAddict Active Member

    sure does, but the error is that /web/domain.dev/library/XenForo (notice it is still looking in the original directory where I installed) doesn't exist.
     
  7. TerminalAddict

    TerminalAddict Active Member

    wow .. fixed it ... how does xf handle caching?

    restarted apache and everything works . .could be apc.php getting in the way? or memcache (if xf uses memcache by default)

    anyways .. :) thanks
     
  8. dieketzer

    dieketzer Well-Known Member

    here is a caching thread you may find of interest:
    http://xenforo.com/community/threads/tip-use-apc.6456
     

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