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Drupal 6 settings.php (sites/default/default.settings.php)
* @file
* Drupal site-specific configuration file.
* This file may have been set to read-only by the Drupal installation
* program. If you make changes to this file, be sure to protect it again
* after making your modifications. Failure to remove write permissions
* to this file is a security risk.
* The configuration file to be loaded is based upon the rules below.
* The configuration directory will be discovered by stripping the
* website's hostname from left to right and pathname from right to
* left. The first configuration file found will be used and any
* others will be ignored. If no other configuration file is found
* then the default configuration file at 'sites/default' will be used.
* For example, for a fictitious site installed at
*, the 'settings.php'
* is searched in the following directories:
* 1. sites/
* 2. sites/
* 3. sites/org.mysite.test
* 4. sites/
* 5. sites/
* 6. sites/org.mysite
* 7. sites/
* 8. sites/
* 9. sites/org
* 10. sites/default
* If you are installing on a non-standard port number, prefix the
* hostname with that number. For example,
* could be loaded from
* sites/
* Database settings:
* Note that the $db_url variable gets parsed using PHP's built-in
* URL parser (i.e. using the "parse_url()" function) so make sure
* not to confuse the parser. If your username, password
* or database name contain characters used to delineate
* $db_url parts, you can escape them via URI hex encodings:
* : = %3a / = %2f @ = %40
* + = %2b ( = %28 ) = %29
* ? = %3f = = %3d & = %26
* To specify multiple connections to be used in your site (i.e. for
* complex custom modules) you can also specify an associative array
* of $db_url variables with the 'default' element used until otherwise
* requested.
* You can optionally set prefixes for some or all database table names
* by using the $db_prefix setting. If a prefix is specified, the table
* name will be prepended with its value. Be sure to use valid database
* characters only, usually alphanumeric and underscore. If no prefixes
* are desired, leave it as an empty string ''.
* To have all database names prefixed, set $db_prefix as a string:
* $db_prefix = 'main_';
* To provide prefixes for specific tables, set $db_prefix as an array.
* The array's keys are the table names and the values are the prefixes.
* The 'default' element holds the prefix for any tables not specified
* elsewhere in the array. Example:
* $db_prefix = array(
* 'default' => 'main_',
* 'users' => 'shared_',
* 'sessions' => 'shared_',
* 'role' => 'shared_',
* 'authmap' => 'shared_',
* );
* Database URL format:
* $db_url = 'mysql://username:password@localhost/databasename';
* $db_url = 'mysqli://username:password@localhost/databasename';
* $db_url = 'pgsql://username:password@localhost/databasename';
$db_url = 'mysql://username:password@localhost/databasename';
$db_prefix = '';
* Database default collation.
* All data stored in Drupal is in UTF-8. Certain databases, such as MySQL,
* support different algorithms for comparing, indexing, and sorting characters;
* a so called "collation". The default collation of a database normally works
* for many use-cases, but depending on the language(s) of the stored data, it
* may be necessary to use a different collation.
* Important:
* - Only set or change this value BEFORE installing Drupal, unless you know
* what you are doing.
* - All database tables and columns should be in the same collation. Otherwise,
* string comparisons performed for table JOINs will be significantly slower.
* - Especially when storing data in German or Russian on MySQL 5.1+, you want
* to use the 'utf8_unicode_ci' collation instead.
* @see
# $db_collation = 'utf8_general_ci';
* Access control for update.php script
* If you are updating your Drupal installation using the update.php script
* being not logged in as administrator, you will need to modify the access
* check statement below. Change the FALSE to a TRUE to disable the access
* check. After finishing the upgrade, be sure to open this file again
* and change the TRUE back to a FALSE!
$update_free_access = FALSE;
* Base URL (optional).
* If you are experiencing issues with different site domains,
* uncomment the Base URL statement below (remove the leading hash sign)
* and fill in the absolute URL to your Drupal installation.
* You might also want to force users to use a given domain.
* See the .htaccess file for more information.
* Examples:
* $base_url = '';
* $base_url = '';
* $base_url = '';
* $base_url = '';
* It is not allowed to have a trailing slash; Drupal will add it
* for you.
# $base_url = ''; // NO trailing slash!
* PHP settings:
* To see what PHP settings are possible, including whether they can
* be set at runtime (ie., when ini_set() occurs), read the PHP
* documentation at
* and take a look at the .htaccess file to see which non-runtime
* settings are used there. Settings defined here should not be
* duplicated there so as to avoid conflict issues.
ini_set('arg_separator.output', '&amp;');
ini_set('magic_quotes_runtime', 0);
ini_set('magic_quotes_sybase', 0);
ini_set('session.cache_expire', 200000);
ini_set('session.cache_limiter', 'none');
ini_set('session.cookie_lifetime', 2000000);
ini_set('session.gc_maxlifetime', 200000);
ini_set('session.save_handler', 'user');
ini_set('session.use_cookies', 1);
ini_set('session.use_only_cookies', 1);
ini_set('session.use_trans_sid', 0);
ini_set('url_rewriter.tags', '');
* If you encounter a situation where users post a large amount of text, and
* the result is stripped out upon viewing but can still be edited, Drupal's
* output filter may not have sufficient memory to process it. If you
* experience this issue, you may wish to uncomment the following two lines
* and increase the limits of these variables. For more information, see
# ini_set('pcre.backtrack_limit', 200000);
# ini_set('pcre.recursion_limit', 200000);
* Drupal automatically generates a unique session cookie name for each site
* based on on its full domain name. If you have multiple domains pointing at
* the same Drupal site, you can either redirect them all to a single domain
* (see comment in .htaccess), or uncomment the line below and specify their
* shared base domain. Doing so assures that users remain logged in as they
* cross between your various domains.
# $cookie_domain = '';
* Variable overrides:
* To override specific entries in the 'variable' table for this site,
* set them here. You usually don't need to use this feature. This is
* useful in a configuration file for a vhost or directory, rather than
* the default settings.php. Any configuration setting from the 'variable'
* table can be given a new value. Note that any values you provide in
* these variable overrides will not be modifiable from the Drupal
* administration interface.
* Remove the leading hash signs to enable.
# $conf = array(
# 'site_name' => 'My Drupal site',
# 'theme_default' => 'minnelli',
# 'anonymous' => 'Visitor',
* A custom theme can be set for the off-line page. This applies when the site
* is explicitly set to off-line mode through the administration page or when
* the database is inactive due to an error. It can be set through the
* 'maintenance_theme' key. The template file should also be copied into the
* theme. It is located inside 'modules/system/maintenance-page.tpl.php'.
* Note: This setting does not apply to installation and update pages.
# 'maintenance_theme' => 'minnelli',
* reverse_proxy accepts a boolean value.
* Enable this setting to determine the correct IP address of the remote
* client by examining information stored in the X-Forwarded-For headers.
* X-Forwarded-For headers are a standard mechanism for identifying client
* systems connecting through a reverse proxy server, such as Squid or
* Pound. Reverse proxy servers are often used to enhance the performance
* of heavily visited sites and may also provide other site caching,
* security or encryption benefits. If this Drupal installation operates
* behind a reverse proxy, this setting should be enabled so that correct
* IP address information is captured in Drupal's session management,
* logging, statistics and access management systems; if you are unsure
* about this setting, do not have a reverse proxy, or Drupal operates in
* a shared hosting environment, this setting should be set to disabled.
# 'reverse_proxy' => TRUE,
* reverse_proxy accepts an array of IP addresses.
* Each element of this array is the IP address of any of your reverse
* proxies. Filling this array Drupal will trust the information stored
* in the X-Forwarded-For headers only if Remote IP address is one of
* these, that is the request reaches the web server from one of your
* reverse proxies. Otherwise, the client could directly connect to
* your web server spoofing the X-Forwarded-For headers.
# 'reverse_proxy_addresses' => array('a.b.c.d', ...),
# );
* String overrides:
* To override specific strings on your site with or without enabling locale
* module, add an entry to this list. This functionality allows you to change
* a small number of your site's default English language interface strings.
* Remove the leading hash signs to enable.
# $conf['locale_custom_strings_en'] = array(
# 'forum' => 'Discussion board',
# '@count min' => '@count minutes',
# );
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