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XF 1.3 Installation issue

#1
ok, ive done this on numerous occasions before with other programs and never had a problem. ive installed to a folder I created on my server called community, now just in trying to point my browser after changing permissions etc to the install folder and it says file not found. I've quintuple checked all the spelling to make sure there isn't some typo and all is in order.

is this something that someone here has seen before?
 

whynot

Well-known member
#2
ok, ive done this on numerous occasions before with other programs and never had a problem. ive installed to a folder I created on my server called community, now just in trying to point my browser after changing permissions etc to the install folder and it says file not found. I've quintuple checked all the spelling to make sure there isn't some typo and all is in order.
Most probably they are not there where your browser expecting them.

http://yoursite.com/community/install
 
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#3
LoL, thanks.

Looking at my FTP, they were transferred and are there. Checking in my file manager on my server confirms it, permissions are changed, point the server and page not found error comes up.

I have my www address.com set up as a wordpress page, is it possible that is part of the problem...? shouldn't be right? the browser is directed at community/install/
 

whynot

Well-known member
#4
LoL, thanks.

Looking at my FTP, they were transferred and are there. Checking in my file manager on my server confirms it, permissions are changed, point the server and page not found error comes up.

I have my www address.com set up as a wordpress page, is it possible that is part of the problem...? shouldn't be right? the browser is directed at community/install/
Please try again with the link : http://yoursite.com/community/install
and
http://www.yoursite.com/community/install

Perhaps with https ?
 
#6
it is bizarre I do admit. I have "pointed my browser" numerous times without issue in the past, lol.

Going to try to retransfer everything via FTP to the community folder again, overwrite all, and start over
 
#7
Ive taken a look at my log here in fireftp, and it does seem like there is some error log and I am not familiar with it. It is still uploading and overwirting all the files, but the error at the top of the log reads:

Error message = type error: this.parent is null
URL = chrome://fireftp/content/js/connection/datasocket.js
line number = 466

I do not know if this error was present on the initial upload or not, but it is now...

help?
 

whynot

Well-known member
#8
Error message = type error: this.parent is null
You are trying something which is not possible to do.

I don't know anything about fireftp, cannot help with it.

Install FileZilla on your computer, not a large program and try with that.
I have never problems with it.
 
#9
Thanks for your effort whynot, I do appreciate you trying to help.

I went to my server and delted all the folder contents and started from scratch. I did get the same error message in my log again, but for whatever reason, this time when I point my browser to the install file it worked.

I will click begin installation now, fingers crossed.

If someone is able to shed some light on that error message, just for my reference, it would be much appreciated.