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configuration.php Unwriteable joomla

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by randata, Sep 28, 2007.

  1. randata

    randata Guest

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    Hi
    iam working on seting upp a vps server with plesk
    but when i try to install joomla i get configuration.php Unwriteable
    i can chmod -R 777 but that will leave me server very open or what?=
    and i do not like to do this manualy for all my cus
    is it something els i have done wrong here
    can it be file owener ship wrong or what?

    i have i webhotel on a anther placa and there i have chmod 755
    and thats works fine there but not on my server
    so is it something else?


    please help
     
  2. faris

    faris Guest

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    Try changing the owner of the file to apache:apache

    Faris.
     
  3. Tux Winkler

    Tux Winkler Guest

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    Plesk with Virtuozzo on VPS

    Now have a working install which I am testing. On the domain www.sl4me everything seems to work. Although obviously I still need to configure a few things and complete tests.

    For others this is how I did it:

    - FTP Joomla up onto the server
    - Setup Joomla, but not the FTP Layer (this doesn't work)
    - When you get to the end copy the code for configuration.php
    - FTP in and create a file called configuration.php and paste the clipboard into it
    - CHMOD config.php to 777 for now
    - Log in to Virtuosso
    - Use File Manager to go to the site
    - Change the owner of the following directories to www-data and the group to www-data:
    - - administrator/backups/
    - - administrator/components/
    - - administrator/language/
    - - administrator/language/en-GB/
    - - administrator/modules/
    - - administrator/templates/
    - - components/
    - - images/
    - - images/banners/
    - - images/stories/
    - - language/
    - - language/en-GB/
    - - language/pdf_fonts/
    - - media/
    - - modules/
    - - plugins/
    - - plugins/content/
    - - plugins/editors/
    - - plugins/editors-xtd/
    - - plugins/search/
    - - plugins/system/
    - - plugins/user/
    - - plugins/xmlrpc/
    - - tmp/
    - - templates/
    - - Cache Directory /var/www/vhosts/yoursite/httpdocs/cache/
    - - Cache Directory /var/www/vhosts/yoursite/httpdocs/administrator/cache/
    - Continue to configure site (if using Fireboard you need to ftp files and change the directory owner as above)
    - Finally CHMOD config.php to 444

    I hope this helps.
     
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