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Installing Umbraco

This guide will list the required steps for installing Umbraco 7 on an ASP.NET hosting solution from Surftown. Please be aware that it is not possible to install Umbraco on PHP hosting packages.

1. Select the correct ASP.NET version. Make sure you have ASP.NET 4.0 or 4.6 in integrated mode selected and that 32-bit support has been disabled.

2. Add write permissions for NETWORK_SERVICE using this guide. This needs to be done before uploading Umbraco's files.

3. Upload Umbraco's files over FTP.

4. Change the following line in web.config>
from:
<code>customErrors mode="RemoteOnly"</code>

To:
customErrors mode="Off"


Also remove following text in web.config from line 125: debug="false"
Also add following line to the web.config between system.webServer
modules runAllManagedModulesForAllRequests="true
system.webserver

5. Run Umbraco's installer.

During the installation you have to Click on Costumize and change Databasetype from Microsoft SQL Server Compact to Microsoft SQL Server and add your database information.

Umbraco is now installed on your domain.


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