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UPGRADE QuickTalk Guestbook to v2.5
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It's recommended to make a backup of the file /bin/config.php (just in case you don't remember the database connection parameters).
ATTENTION:
Do NOT delete the /data/ directory (containing the messages when application is configured to work without database).

To upgrade from version 1.x or 2.0 to 2.5, you can proceed with a normal installation (see here after).

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INSTALLATION of QuickTalk Guestbook v2.5
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IF YOU PLAN TO USE A DATABASE SYSTEM, before starting the installation procedure, make sure you know:
- The type of database you will use (MySQL, SQLserver, PostgreSQL, FireBird, SQLite, IBM db2 or Oracle).
- Your database host (the name of your database server, often "localhost")
- The name of your database (where the QuickTalk can install the tables).
- The user name for this database (having the right to create table).
- The user password for this database.


1. Upload the application on your web server
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Just send (ftp) all the files and folders on your webserver (for example in a folder /quicktalk/).
If you make a upgrade, do not delete the file /bin/config.php nor the directory /data/


2. The data repository
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If not yet existing, create a directory named: data (in lower case).
You should have a structure like /quicktalk/data/
Change the permission of this direcotry to make it writable (chmod 777).


3. Configure the permissions
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Change the permission of the file /bin/config.php to make it writable (chmod 777).
Change the permission of the file /bin/config_display.php to make it writable (chmod 777).
Change the permission of the file /bin/config_stop.php to make it writable (chmod 777).
Change the permission of the file /bin/config_map.php to make it writable (chmod 777).


4. Start the installation
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From your web browser, start the installation script: install/index.php
(i.e. Type the url http://www.yourwebsite.com/quicktalk/install/index.php)
Proceed until the end of the installation script.


5. Clean up
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When previous steps are completed, you can delete the /install/ folder on your website and
set the permission for /bin/config.php to readonly (chmod 755); the other config_*.php files must remain writable.

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