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XF 1.2 Problems moving over existing Xenforo installation to brand new environment

#1
I have an account currently at Bluehost in a shared environment, and want to move a new VPS. I already set the VPS up fine with a working php-fpm / nginx environment.

I copied my already existing xenforo installation over to the new environment.

There are a few major flaws which now take place:

- 99% of all avatars have a 'missing image' icon.
- Once logged in, you can no longer logout. If you press the button nothing happens.
- When I click on my user profile, which is supposed to bring out the user card, it shows:
Code:
The following error occurred
The server responded with an error. The error message is in the JavaScript console.
I checked the JavaScript console, and this is what it gives me:

Code:
XenForo.activate(
e.fn.init[1]
) xenforo.js?_v=3636f341:200
Attempted to call XenForo.OverlayLoader.show() for members/q220.1/?card=1 before overlay is created xenforo.js?_v=3636f341:265
OverlayLoader for members/q220.1/?card=1 xenforo.js?_v=3636f341:263
Attempted to call XenForo.OverlayLoader.show() for members/q220.1/?card=1 before overlay is created xenforo.js?_v=3636f341:265
OverlayLoader for members/q220.1/?card=1 xenforo.js?_v=3636f341:263
Attempted to call XenForo.OverlayLoader.show() for members/q220.1/?card=1 before overlay is created xenforo.js?_v=3636f341:265
OverlayLoader for members/q220.1/?card=1
 

Brogan

XenForo moderator
Staff member
#2
As I posted in the other thread.

Have you run a file health check in the ACP?
Are you sure you copied over the /data and /internal_data directories?
Are the permissions correct on them?
 
#3
As I posted in the other thread.

Have you run a file health check in the ACP?
Are you sure you copied over the /data and /internal_data directories?
Are the permissions correct on them?
Yeah, all files are present.
the data and internal_data directories are copied over, these folders also kept their 777 permissions.

The website in questions is on http://78.47.78.158/ if you want to see the Javascript error
 
#6
it loads fine except for the avatars.
Yeah you can view threads and navigate, but some things which may be related to javascript simply don't work (logged out for example).

I added a user called 'Xenforo' with the password 'Xenforo'. If you for example log in, and you click on your avatar on the right, it is supposed to bring out the user card. You'll receive my aforementioned javascript error. Once you are logged in, and try to logout, you'll find yourself unable too as well.

Are there any files inside the avatars folder?

/data/avatars/s/0/

??
Yeah, all the avatars moved over from the old installation
 

Martok

Well-known member
#7
Check your folder permissions again. Right clicking on an avatar and opening the image in a new tab gives a 403 Forbidden error.
 
#8
Check your folder permissions again. Right clicking on an avatar and opening the image in a new tab gives a 403 Forbidden error.
I noticed that avatar jpg's all are 644
Code:
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 5.1K May  3 20:08 992.jpg
folders are 755
Code:
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K Aug  3 15:52 7
They should just work no?
 
#12
You need to chmod -r 777 the /data and internal_data directories.
I recursively chmod'd those folders and their contents.
I also noticed that the file owner and group was different when I compared it to a brand new xenforo installation on the same machine. I set the owner and group to correspond with the working forum, but it makes no differenc, It's very confusing :confused:.

This image is forbidden and has -rwxrwxrwx 1 nginx nginx 39K May 3 20:08 1.jpg
While this image has -rw-rw-rw- 1 nginx nginx 24K Aug 4 18:41 1.jpg
 
#15
/etc/nginx/conf.d/default.conf
Code:
server {
    listen      80;
    server_name  localhost;

    #charset koi8-r;
    #access_log  /var/log/nginx/log/host.access.log  main;

    location / {
        root  /usr/share/nginx/html;
        try_files $uri $uri/ /index.php?$uri&args;
        index  index.php index.html index.htm;
    }

    #error_page  404              /404.html;

    # redirect server error pages to the static page /50x.html
    #
    error_page  500 502 503 504  /50x.html;
    location = /50x.html {
        root  /usr/share/nginx/html;
    }

    # proxy the PHP scripts to Apache listening on 127.0.0.1:80
    #
    #location ~ \.php$ {
    #    proxy_pass  http://127.0.0.1;
    #}

    # pass the PHP scripts to FastCGI server listening on 127.0.0.1:9000
    #
    location ~ \.php$ {
        root          /usr/share/nginx/html;
        try_files $uri =404;
        fastcgi_pass  127.0.0.1:9000;
        fastcgi_index  index.php;
        fastcgi_param  SCRIPT_FILENAME  $document_root$fastcgi_script_name;
        include        fastcgi_params;
    }

    # deny access to .htaccess files, if Apache's document root
    # concurs with nginx's one
    #
    #location ~ /\.ht {
    #    deny  all;
    #}


    #These 'rules' depend on the previously set root directly, and start in that directory.
    #Avoid using paths like /usr/share/nginx/html/library/ if you have the root setup as
    #/usr/share/nginx/html/ in that case you just should write /library/ here.
    location /data/ {
        allow 127.0.0.1;
        deny all;
    }
    location /internal_data/ {
        allow 127.0.0.1;
        deny all;
    }
location /library/ {
        allow 127.0.0.1;
        deny all;
    }
}
/etc/nginx/nginx.conf

Code:
user  nginx;
worker_processes  4;

error_log  /var/log/nginx/error.log warn;
pid        /var/run/nginx.pid;


events {
    worker_connections  1024;
}


http {
    include      /etc/nginx/mime.types;
    default_type  application/octet-stream;

    log_format  main  '$remote_addr - $remote_user [$time_local] "$request" '
                      '$status $body_bytes_sent "$http_referer" '
                      '"$http_user_agent" "$http_x_forwarded_for"';

    access_log  /var/log/nginx/access.log  main;

    sendfile        on;
    #tcp_nopush    on;

    keepalive_timeout  65;

    #gzip  on;

    include /etc/nginx/conf.d/*.conf;
}
 
#17
Remove this

Code:
    location /data/ {
        allow 127.0.0.1;
        deny all;
    }
from /etc/nginx/conf.d/default.conf
Yeah, that made the avatars work. Weird, I was recommended to use these rewrite rules of someone I know. I still have some javascript problems though

edit: and ofcourse because /library is also blocked, with the javascript in it...
This made it all stop working :( I feel so dumb now
 

MattW

Well-known member
#18
You are getting a 403 response on the JS as well

Code:
Request URL:http://78.47.78.158/members/homie.572/?card=1&&_xfRequestUri=%2Fforum%2Fcommunity-announcement.22%2F&_xfNoRedirect=1&_xfResponseType=json
Request Method:GET
Status Code:403 Forbidden
Request Headersview source
Accept:application/json, text/javascript, */*; q=0.01
Accept-Encoding:gzip,deflate,sdch
Accept-Language:en,en-GB;q=0.8
Connection:keep-alive
Cookie:xf_session=4cc6d6165e6d4e235f9c5de5d22edaf9; __utma=213346194.934085280.1375632029.1375635079.1375637734.3; __utmb=213346194.5.10.1375637734; __utmc=213346194; __utmz=213346194.1375637734.3.3.utmcsr=xenforo.com|utmccn=(referral)|utmcmd=referral|utmcct=/community/threads/problems-moving-over-existing-xenforo-installation-to-brand-new-environment.56589/
Host:78.47.78.158
Referer:http://78.47.78.158/forum/community-announcement.22/
User-Agent:Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/28.0.1500.95 Safari/537.36
X-Ajax-Referer:http://78.47.78.158/forum/community-announcement.22/
X-Requested-With:XMLHttpRequest
Query String Parametersview sourceview URL encoded
card:1
:
_xfRequestUri:/forum/community-announcement.22/
_xfNoRedirect:1
_xfResponseType:json
Response Headersview source
Cache-control:private, max-age=0
Connection:keep-alive
Content-Encoding:gzip
Content-Length:5766
Content-Type:text/html; charset=UTF-8
Date:Sun, 04 Aug 2013 17:35:58 GMT
Expires:Thu, 19 Nov 1981 08:52:00 GMT
Last-Modified:Sun, 04 Aug 2013 17:35:58 GMT
Server:nginx/1.4.2
Vary:Accept-Encoding
X-Frame-Options:SAMEORIGIN
X-Powered-By:PHP/5.3.3
 

JulianD

Well-known member
#20
Yeah, that made the avatars work. Weird, I was recommended to use these rewrite rules of someone I know. I still have some javascript problems though

edit: and ofcourse because /library is also blocked, with the javascript in it...
This made it all stop working :( I feel so dumb now
/library can be blocked. The basic setup recommended by XenForo is:

Code:
location /xf/ {
	try_files $uri $uri/ /xf/index.php?$uri&$args;
	index index.php index.html;
}

location /xf/internal_data/ {
	internal;
}
location /xf/library/ {
       internal;
}

location ~ \.php$ {
	try_files $uri =404;
	fastcgi_pass    127.0.0.1:9000;
	fastcgi_param   SCRIPT_FILENAME $document_root$fastcgi_script_name;
	include         fastcgi_params;
}