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Error:

When I check the installation requirements (cv core:check-req) I get an error message that says:

The "cmsBaseUrl" (http://localhost/usr/local/bin/usr/local/bin/) is unavailable or malformed. Consider setting it explicitly.

Despite this message, there have never been any errors related to the base url when operating the site. I only noticed it when I ran the above check.

Setup:

I installed CiviCRM on Drupal8 with the following cv command:

cv core:install --cms-base-url="https://example.org" --lang="de_DE" -m loadGenerated=1 -v

And looking in civicrm.settings.php I can see that the base url is set with:

if (!defined('CIVICRM_UF_BASEURL')) {
  define( 'CIVICRM_UF_BASEURL'      , 'https://example.org');
}

Troubleshooting attempts:

In civicrm.settings.php it says:

IMPORTANT: Trailing slashes should be used on all URL settings.

Accordingly, I changed https://example.org to https://example.org/ in that file.

I then cleaned up the Drupal and CiviCRM cashes via the admin interface. The error message remains.

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Did you run check-req with the --cms-base-url argument? It needs to be specified there too.

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  • which tool uses check-req? Thanks, Josh
    – Josh
    Mar 30 at 20:13
  • I figured it it out. It is cv core:check-req
    – Josh
    Mar 30 at 23:54
  • I ran cv core:check-req --cms-base-url="https://example.com" and it worked. No more error message. However, it doesn't seem to matter what I specify in the argument as long as it is a valid URL syntax. Thank you. :)
    – mgb-it-ag
    Mar 31 at 5:50

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