I am interested in installing Joomla 1.5, or upgrading my current fresh/out-of-the-box installation of Joomla 1.0 to 1.5.
I first tried installing joomla 1.5 manually following the installation directions located here:
(Under Installing a Joomla Site on a Hosting Account)
Everything went fine until the “FTP Layor Configuration” step. Thats when things started going haywire.
I would put in the FTP information it requested, and when i hit “Verify FTP Info” it would spit out an error that read something along the lines of “Error: the XML responce that was returned was Invalid Server”
I decided to just let that one slide, since dreamhost runs suexec-php and permissions arn’t really a problem. I Disable FTP Layor for the time being, and clicked next until i got to the area that would allow me to import sample data. When i clicked on that button to import the data, it spit out that same exact error that the FTP config spit at me.
I decided to just skip out on putting sample content in the database as well, and just hit next. When i hit next, All i got was some ugly PHP error stating some functions were missing. Unfortunately, i don’t have that error as I installed Joomla 1.0 right after.
I figured I would just give up on joomla 1.5, and do the One Click Install for Joomla 1.0. That went fine, besides the one small warning that states the following:
" Following PHP Server Settings are not optimal for Security and it is recommended to change them:"
"* PHP magic_quotes_gpc setting is
OFF instead of
It still runs fine though, although that warning does make me a bit uneasy.
Does anyone know how i can get joomla 1.5 running on my account? I was able to get it running without a hitch on my local computer here, so i know it’s something having to do with the way dreamhost is configured.