Wiping your Drupal installation clean


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Wiping your Drupal installation clean

It's easy to get Drupal off your computer for any reason. For example, if your Drupal installation sensitive data that you need to destroy. You just need to remove data in two places, the Drupal file system and Drupal's database. First the file system, that's easy enough to get rid of. Since all the files that Drupal uses are contained within the Drupal folder itself. Just move that or throw it away and it's gone. I'll show you how to do that on our installation. First, we go to the finder and hide everything else and here we see the Drupal folder, inside it or all of its files.

To get rid of it on Mac, we'll just grab it and drag it to the Trash. And on a Windows machine, we would highlight it, right click, and select Delete. Then when we empty the Trash, it's gone. However, the database's content is actually still on the computer in a separate database file. For complete security, you'll need to get rid of that. In SQL jargon to delete a database, ...

Wiping your Drupal installation clean
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Wiping your Drupal installation clean provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 6 Essential Training

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