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Just A Few Questions! Help Please

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by smoke_kills, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. smoke_kills

    smoke_kills Member

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    well I got an uploader for my website and it works fine its just whenever I upload materials to the uploader to test to make sure it works, and it does, but I click on the link to the file and it says access forbidden.

    I made the file that has all the uploads viewable to the public but all the files that are uploaded arent viewable. How do I make it so they automatically are viewable?

    my website is www.animatorshall.com/v1/upload

    and my login is animhall

    my cpanel im using is VPS optimized whatever that means.

    PLEASE HELP

    to reproduce the problem, upload a file then try to view the file you uploaded. you get an access denied thing.
     
  2. smoke_kills

    smoke_kills Member

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    AND YES

    I have contacted my host and they said to come here so here I am.

    my host is hostpenguin.net btw.

    thanks
     
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    xyber13 Well-Known Member

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    Upload

    Hi Smoke_Kills,

    Did you upload the script from root? Check out who the system recognizes own the script file.

    Rgrds,
    -Xyber13.
     
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    how do I check to see if its connected to the root or whatever like you said?

    and fox your in the wrong thread.
     
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    madaboutlinux Well-Known Member

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    In both the cases you will have to contact your hosting company to get the file permissions correct. You receive Forbidden message only when you don't have permission to access that file. Looks like smoke_kills and foxegy2 are both new to these problems so the best way to get the problem resolved is to contact your host and get it corrected. If they are not willing to help, change the hosting company immediately.
     
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    MaestriaNick Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    I have tried uploading a test .jpg file and I have got the the error. These type of php upload scripts will be uploading the images (or any files ) in the ownership of apache user(mostly its "nobody" ). So please ask your host to give the upload folder 644 permission.
     
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