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Access denied, main does not exist

Hello, from yesterday i've found a really bad issue with Foswiki, i've changed manually the file htpasswd to change the mail of a registered user due to a problem with the user form, from that moment on, all went wrong. Foswiki will not find any web, but i've already controlled the folder (they exist) every single one of them has his own WebPreferences Topic, the file .htpasswd exist and it's ok without damage, and i do not know any other thing that i can check to resolve this problem. Can someone help me figure out what is going on, thanks in advance!

-- DarioBergamaschi - 19 Sep 2016

I don't see how editing .htpasswd would cause a web not found. However, if you edited .htpasswd, did the ownership of the file change? When you edit externally you need to keep the same permission and ownership.

As far as "main does not exist" is that literally what you are seeing? "main" with a lower case M? If so that's the issue. web names are case sensitive and it must be "Main", not main.

-- GeorgeClark - 19 Sep 2016

It was a problem of permission on the NAS and i do not know how changing manually the .htpasswd can change the permission of the entire Data folder.

In any case you were right about the permission and the lower case was only my mistake of writing. Thanks for the quick answers it has made my head go in the right direction!

-- DarioBergamaschi - 19 Sep 2016

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Subject Installation of Foswiki
Version Foswiki 2.1.0
Status Answered
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Topic revision: r4 - 19 Sep 2016, GeorgeClark - This page was cached on 19 Feb 2019 - 07:18.

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