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Noob Question

edited May 2006 in Vanilla 1.0 Help
Okay I'm installing the pre-release, and I can't get it to install.

Uploaded everything, chmod the selected folders to 666, however when I click continue I get a 403 forbidden error when accessing setup/install.php (even though I've CHMOD this as well).

Something I missed?


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    lechlech Chicagoland
    if there's any htaccess files sitting around, either back them up, then remove them, else rename them by giving them a proper filename like "omg.htaccess" so they don't get read into the rewrite rules for the time being. Chances are, some rule could be getting read and redirecting you elsewhere, this is especially true if you've pre-emptivly added the "friendlyURL" 'extension'. Durring install, you may want to temporarily chmod necessary folders to 777, afterwards, bring them back to 644, however, the files within those folders will need at least chmoding of at least 666. If the file has a -dist on it, you're gonna want to edit most of it's contents by hand, rename it without the -dist in the file name, and chmod it 666 after uploading. And above all, if it even applies: MAKE A FULL BACKUP OF YOUR EXISTING VANILLA DATABASE (and all others for safe measure), because, once you go forward, you can't go back (yet).
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