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Apache File Permissions in Install on Bluehost

Hi there,

I followed the wikiguide on how to install foswiki on bluehost ( but have run into issues. I tried the step-by-step guide with both 1.1.3 (as per the guide) as well as the latest 1.1.8, and i run into the same issue which is that file permissions seem to be wonky, even though I have set them in the .htaccess file.

I can see the problem when I simply go to the front (/bin/view) page, since the system does not have access to read the CSS file, or any of the ProjectLogos or whatever. This is odd since it doesn't seem like there should be a problem... The folders are all 755 and files are 644, so shouldn't everyone have read access at least?

Also, the .htaccess file is set to "Allow from all". I do not believe anything is reached via symlinks, but i've tried both "Options None" and "Options FollowSymLinks" and either way, I get a 403 permissions error when I try to load one of the images.

Does anyone have any familiarity with installing on bluehost (or a similar shared hosting plan?). I am not a UNIX expert by any means, so I'm hoping this is just a simple thing.. I've googled around to no avail!



-- AndyLin - 22 Aug 2013


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Subject Installation of Foswiki
Version Foswiki 1.1.8
Status Asked
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Topic revision: r1 - 22 Aug 2013, AndyLin - This page was cached on 11 Mar 2018 - 14:07.

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