Permission error installing Wordpress

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by dodimar, Jun 24, 2009.

  1. dodimar

    dodimar New Member

    I have setup ISPconfig.. created a site...
    I uploaded Wordpress via FireFTP.. when I tried configuring Wordpress (creation of config.php), I got this error

    Any idea how to fix this... I checked the file permission on the /web folder and it's 775.
     
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator

    Are you using some kind of web-based installer? In that case you must use 777 permissions or chwon the folder to the Apache user (www-data on Debian/Ubuntu).
     
  3. dodimar

    dodimar New Member

    I see.. cause the current ownership of the folder is with the web#_user that was created by ISPconfig.... I'll change the ownership then... giving 777 permission is a bit risky... thanks..
     
  4. till

    till Super Moderator

    The only alternative is to use suphp as the mod_php that you currently use does not support scripts to be run under different users. There is a ispconfig with suphp tutorial here on howtoforge that explains the installation.
     
  5. dodimar

    dodimar New Member

    Thanks till, will check on that also...

    I am starting to get a hang of ISPconfig... it becomes clearer as I go by... :)
     

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