Directory does not exist or does not contain a config.settings file

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Hermanus
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Directory does not exist or does not contain a config.settings file

Post by Hermanus » Sun Feb 28, 2016 2:17 pm

Hello,

I try to install UnrealIRCd 4 on Linux, Centos 7. When I do ./Config there is a lot to read and getting at 100 % I Press enter. then I get this:
If you install UnrealIRCd for the first time on this shell, then just hit Enter
[] ->
when I press enter Unrealircd is not coming in the right location.
So 2th time i did not pressed enter but entered the correct location:
/var/www/vhosts/httpdocs/stream01.nl/unrealircd
Then afte I press enter I get this:
Directory /var/www/vhosts/httpdocs/stream01.nl/unrealircd does not exist or does not contain a config.settings file
And then there is no more I can do. But when I install it in the location the set up wants then it gets here:
/var/www/vhosts/stream01.nl/unrealircd
But httpdos is like home directory. Some one can help me?

Best Regards, Herman.

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Re: Directory does not exist or does not contain a config.settings file

Post by Syzop » Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:50 am

I think you are confusing two questions:

First ./Config question:
If you have previously installed UnrealIRCd on this shell then you can specify a
directory here so I can import the build settings and third party modules
to make your life a little easier.
Second ./Config question:
In what directory do you want to install UnrealIRCd?
The first question is just for migrating installation settings (from ./Config). Most users would press ENTER here, but if you don't have anything to migrate and want to start from scratch you can also enter 'none' (without quotes).

The question "In what directory do you want to install UnrealIRCd?" is what you are really after :).

Yes, you can answer /var/www/vhosts/httpdocs/stream01.nl/unrealircd BUT.. you shouldn't be installing UnrealIRCd in the httpdocs directory as this creates a security risk. You wouldn't want everyone to be able to read your unrealircd configuration via HTTP right? Sure, you may be able to use permissions to restrict access, but it's easy to make a mistake.. you really shouldn't do this in the first place.

Hermanus
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Re: Directory does not exist or does not contain a config.settings file

Post by Hermanus » Mon Feb 29, 2016 3:01 pm

Thank you verry much Syzop.
Totaly clear.


Best Regards, Herman.

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