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Building Websites with VB.NET and DotNetNuke 3.0 by Daniel N. Egan

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Chapter 2. Installing DotNetNuke

In previous versions of DotNetNuke (version 2.0), you had the ability to use Microsoft Access as your database when installing the application. While this functionality has not disappeared completely, it is no longer part of the core DotNetNuke framework. In this chapter, we will cover the steps necessary to set up a local copy of DotNetNuke by using Microsoft SQL Server. We will start by setting up a clean installation and then discuss how to upgrade from a previous instance of DotNetNuke. Finally, we will log in as an administrator and change the default passwords.

Installing DotNetNuke (Local Version)

Before you begin installing DotNetNuke, you will need to determine if you have the .NET Framework installed. The ...

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