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XF 1.2 is it ok to delete install folder after installation

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by davb, Dec 19, 2013.

  1. davb

    davb Member

    is it ok to delete install folder after installation
     
  2. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    I think you can, but you don't really need to.
     
  3. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Not necessary and if you ever need to do a master rebuild it would be required.
     
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  4. davb

    davb Member

    What is master rebuild, is it like compiling in .net
     
  5. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    No, it just rebuilds all the master templates.
     
  6. davb

    davb Member

    do i have to do it, or it rebuilds itself
     
  7. Jeremy

    Jeremy XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    You would have to do it. Most sites never need to, but if something goes wrong it is a possible step in troubleshooting your issues.
     
  8. davb

    davb Member

    How to do master rebuild, just point me a nice resource thanks
     
  9. Jeremy

    Jeremy XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    You navigate to the install directory, it is one of the options. Unless your site is malfunctioning, you do not need to run the process.
     
  10. davb

    davb Member

    This is my concern, when my site is setup and running smoothly. If somebody is trying to browser install folder what will happen
     
  11. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    They shouldn't be able to browse to your installation folder.
     
  12. davb

    davb Member

    Now i kinda get it, i think i can delete the install folder or rename it. If i need to rebuild (worst case) i can upload the install folder and rebuild it
     
  13. Jeremy

    Jeremy XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Nothing, rebuilding the master data won't effect the running of your forum if it is smooth.

    They cannot reinstall without entering passwords, the folder is fine being there.
     
  14. Floren

    Floren Well-Known Member

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  15. davb

    davb Member

    looks like you have blocked directly in server

    how to do in shared hosting
     

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