Drupal 8 on Azure

Post date: Apr 20, 2016 2:16:4 PM

Ubuntu 14.04

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get upgrade

sudo tasksel


set mysql password

Test to make sure apache2 is working by going to www.localhost.com and seeing if the test page loads

Create mysql database

mysql -uroot -p


GRANT ALL PRIVILIGES ON drupaldb.* to 'drupaldb'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'drupaldb';

flush privileges;

exit or \q

sudo mkdir /var/www/drupal

cd /var/www/drupal

sudo wget https://ftp.drupal.org/files/projects/drupal-8.1.0.tar.gz

sudo tar -zxvf drupal-8.1.0.tar.gz

sudo chown -R www-data:www-data drupal-8.1.0

cd /etc/apache2/sites-available

sudo nano 000-default.conf


ServerAdmin email@domain.com

ServerName HostName

DocumentRoot /var/www/drupal

<Directory /var/www/drupal>

Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews

AllowOverride All

Order allow,deny

allow from all


Cntrl +X, Y, enter

sudo a2ensite drupal

sudo service apache2 reload

sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-mysql phpmyadmin

Open browser and go to your website hostname/drupal, select the directory 8.1.0 and the install process will start

If you followed all that, now remove it all, it breaks.

sudo apt-get remove apache2 php5-mysql php5-gd libapache2-mod-php5 mysql-server

sudo apt-get autoremove

sudo apt-get autoclean

List of all MySQL commands: Note that all text commands must be first on line and end with ';' ? (\?) Synonym for `help'. clear (\c) Clear the current input statement. connect (\r) Reconnect to the server. Optional arguments are db and host. delimiter (\d) Set statement delimiter. edit (\e) Edit command with $EDITOR. ego (\G) Send command to mysql server, display result vertically. exit (\q) Exit mysql. Same as quit. go (\g) Send command to mysql server. help (\h) Display this help. nopager (\n) Disable pager, print to stdout. notee (\t) Don't write into outfile. pager (\P) Set PAGER [to_pager]. Print the query results via PAGER. print (\p) Print current command. prompt (\R) Change your mysql prompt. quit (\q) Quit mysql. rehash (\#) Rebuild completion hash. source (\.) Execute an SQL script file. Takes a file name as an argument. status (\s) Get status information from the server. system (\!) Execute a system shell command. tee (\T) Set outfile [to_outfile]. Append everything into given outfile. use (\u) Use another database. Takes database name as argument. charset (\C) Switch to another charset. Might be needed for processing binlog with multi-byte charsets. warnings (\W) Show warnings after every statement. nowarning (\w) Don't show warnings after every statement.