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Unable to install on subdomain.

Hi guys, I've contacted my host provider—Awardspace—and got nowhere with this.

Here is my htaccess file contents:

I unpacked the prebuild thing into my subdomain and right from the get-go I get a 500 error.
I tried commenting these lines from my htaccess(as seen above):

My host said the problem was stemming from that but then they said they could not access the setup. Then I tried going to: index.php?p=/dashboard/setup

I got to my setup but then after trying to go to the next stage—the dashboard of vanillaforums—I got a 404 error.

Any help would be much appreciated!


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    vrijvlindervrijvlinder Papillon-Sauvage MVP

    ok, please replace that htacess file entirely for this

    # Modified
        # If you modify this file then change the above line to: # Modified
        <IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
           RewriteEngine On
           # Certain hosts may require the following line.
           # If vanilla is in a subfolder then you need to specify it after the /. 
           # (ex. You put Vanilla in /forum so change the next line to: RewriteBase /forum)
           RewriteBase /
           RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
           RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
           RewriteRule ^(.*)$ index.php\?p=$1 [QSA,L]
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    Also, make sure permissions for the files are correct. I have had to edit perms on every install thus far to get things to work correctly. Can you post an output of 'ls -la' for the /conf/ directory (as an example)?

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    You're a bloody lifesaver!

    I still had a database host issue but I resolved that with a simple ping to the address in cmd to get the ip address and then attached the port to the end. Working now! Thanks again!

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    vrijvlindervrijvlinder Papillon-Sauvage MVP
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