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Admin tool cannot see Images directory after server move


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This is the error showing above the OSCommerce banner:


Error: Catalog images directory does not exist: /var/hsphere/local/home/uptown/uptownhairdesigners.com/catalog/images/


I am also getting this message in the tools panel:

Error: Backup directory does not exist. Please set this in configure.php.

It is also in the directory, just cannot be seen by OSC.


I did not change the server myself and was left out of the loop until after the fact. What is the correct procedure for moving from one server to another?

I'm thinking that they just copied and moved it with out an install???


Thanks for your help!!!

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simply update the configure.php especially full path to your new directory on the new server.

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OK, did that. Thanks, changed the two configure.php files admin/includes/configure.php and catalog/includes/configure.php and now can see images, but only if permissions set to 777 (on image directory). Don't think that's a good thing. Am also getting all kinds of warnings on backup manger (Warning: is_dir() [function.is-dir]: Stat failed for /****/local/*****.com/catalog/admin/backups/.htaccess.old (errno=13 - Permission denied) in /****/local/*****.com/catalog/admin/backup.php on line 375) and about 5 more lines diff errno, graphs (Graphs directory is not writeable.), and cache (each of the blocks do not exist) control.


Been trying to adjust permissions, but seem to be getting in deeper with each one.


Found "Make sure that the permissions on all of the folders are set to 755, and if that does not work then set them to 777. Make sure that the includes/configure.php file and the admin/includes/configure.php file are set to 777 for the duration of the install. Once the install is complete reset to 644, 444, or 400 depending on your server setup." in the install guide. Will do that, but in the last sentence, is she referring to the config files? Is there a thread that explains what each of the file permissions should be? Or, do you have another suggestion?




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