Running the Drupal installation script

This is the moment when you find out whether all of the pre-installation steps taken by your administrator were completed successfully. If so, you will see a screen similar to the following:

A variety of things can go awry at this point, and the reasons for this include the following:

  • The web server entry is misconfigured or pointing to the wrong folder
  • The URL doesn't match the one that was configured
  • The host's entry for the URL is needed but is missing or has been mistyped
  • The Drupal files aren't in the correct place, or the web server entry is pointing to the Drupal folder rather than the web/folder ...

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