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XF 1.2 Remove install directory

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by Royals, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. Royals

    Royals Member

    Should/can I remove the install directory after installation? Or is it needed for something? Is there any security risk in leaving it there?
  2. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    There is no security risk. You may remove it if you wish, but if you ever need to rebuild master data, you will need to upload it again.
  3. whynot

    whynot Well-Known Member

    The development team would quickly fix it.
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 2, 2013
  4. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    Just password protect it using .htaccess (or in your nginx config file).
  5. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

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