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Importing directly from Acquia Dev Desktop

Acquia Dev Desktop is a free xAMP stack installer or DAMP stack installer, providing a full Drupal-specific stack that includes Apache, MySQL, and PHP. It is a great tool to run and develop Drupal applications locally on your computer. Since it is closely integrated with Cloud Platform, using Acquia Dev Desktop can be the easiest way to import your application into Cloud Platform. Learn more about Acquia Dev Desktop, or download it here.

To import your existing application to Cloud Platform directly from your installation of Acquia Dev Desktop, complete the following steps:

  1. Enable SSH access to Cloud Platform.
  2. Directly export your Drupal application into Cloud Platform using the Host this site on Acquia Cloud control in the Acquia Dev Desktop user interface.