Acquia Drupal is an open-source platform and content management system for building dynamic web sites offering a broad range of features and services including user administration, publishing workflow, discussion capabilities, news aggregation, metadata functionalities using controlled vocabularies and XML publishing for content sharing purposes.
Equipped with a powerful blend of features and configuration, Drupal can support a diverse range of web projects ranging from personal weblogs to large community-driven sites.
Drupal is free, open and available to anyone under the GNU/GPL license.
Major Features of Acquia Drupal
- Collaborative Book
- Friendly URLs
- Online help
- Open source
- Role based permission system
- User management
- Threaded comments
- Version control
- Blogger API support
- Content syndication
- News aggregator
- Analysis, Tracking and Statistics
- Logging and Reporting
- Web based administration
- Discussion forums
Installation Instructions For Windows
Note : How to find PublicDNS in Azure
Step1 ) RDP Connection: To connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Windows instance on Azure Cloud
- Hostname: PublicDNS / IP of machine
- Port : 3389
Username: Your chosen username when you created the machine
Password: Your Chosen Password when you created the machine ( How to reset the password if you do not remember)
Step 2) Database Login Details:
- MSSQL Username : sa
- MSSQL Password : Passw@rd123
For Stack Database: Below Database has already been created
SQL DB acquiadrupal with user acquiadrupaluser and password Passw@rd123 has already been created. Please use this SQL database for you Stack Configuration.
Note: Please change password immediately after first login.
Step 3) Other Information:
Note: Please do the initial Acquia Drupal setup with http://YourIP/acquiadrupal
1. Default installation path: will be in your web root folder “C:\inetpub\wwwroot\acquiadrupal”
2. Default ports:
- Windows Machines: 3389
- Http: 80
- Https: 443
- MSSQL ports: By default these are not open on Public Endpoints. MSSQL : 3306
Configure custom inbound and outbound rules using this link