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Predrag Stojadinovic
I am trying to install Oxwall on my own server.

I have unpacked the oxwall-1.3.2.zip into C:/public/forum.prefko.com

I have specified in apaches httpd.conf:

<VirtualHost *:80>

ServerAdmin my@email.com

DocumentRoot "C:/public/forum.prefko.com"

ServerName forum.prefko.com

ServerAlias forum


and when i try to go to http://forum.prefko.com/install I get an error:

The website encountered an error while retrieving http://forum.prefko.com/install. It may be down for maintenance or configured incorrectly.

Now the weird part is that when i remove the oxwall files from that directory and leave only a test.html file I can see it at http://forum.prefko.com/test.html

However, as soon as I bring back the Oxwall files I can not see that test.html file anymore either :(

What am I doing wrong? :(

The Forum post is edited by Predrag Stojadinovic May 7 '12
Predrag Stojadinovic
Now I have added this line

RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !forum.prefko.com$

to the .htaccess file and now I can see the test.html file but the install path is now 404.

The Forum post is edited by Predrag Stojadinovic May 7 '12
Predrag Stojadinovic
Predrag Stojadinovic
Guys, any help would be appreciated?
Den Team
Den May 10 '12
Check that you have mod_rewrite installed on your server.
Predrag Stojadinovic
I followed this tutorial to check and apparently, I do have mod_rewrite installed: http://forum.prefko.com/test/link2.html
Predrag Stojadinovic
I added this to my apaches httpd.conf:

<Directory "C:/public/forum.prefko.com">

Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews

AllowOverride All

Order allow,deny

Allow from all


and now: http://forum.prefko.com/install

The Forum post is edited by Predrag Stojadinovic May 11 '12
Predrag Stojadinovic
I've set "define('OW_DEBUG_MODE', true);" in ow_includes/config.php but the ow_logs/ is empty (other than the .htaccess file in it)...
The Forum post is edited by Predrag Stojadinovic May 11 '12
Michael I.
Michael I. May 13 '12
So still no luck with the installation? What error do you receive now?
Michael I.
Michael I. May 14 '12
Check into your Apache error log, the real error preventing you from the installing should be there.
Predrag Stojadinovic
Nothing in the error.log, but I do get this in the access .log :

ip - - [14/May/2012:13:15:33 +0200] "GET /install HTTP/1.1" 304 -

ip - - [14/May/2012:13:15:33 +0200] "GET /install HTTP/1.1" 304 -

ip - - [14/May/2012:13:15:35 +0200] "GET /install HTTP/1.1" 304 -

The Forum post is edited by Predrag Stojadinovic May 14 '12
Predrag Stojadinovic
Now, 304 is apparently "Not Modified", and I have no idea what that means :(

Not Modified 304

If the client has done a conditional GET and access is allowed, but the document has not been modified since the date and time specified in If-Modified-Since field, the server responds with a 304 status code and does not send the document body to the client.

Response headers are as if the client had sent a HEAD request, but limited to only those headers which make sense in this context. This means only headers that are relevant to cache managers and which may have changed independently of the document's Last-Modified date. Examples include Date , Server and Expires.

The purpose of this feature is to allow efficient updates of local cache information (including relevant metainformation) without requiring the overhead of multiple HTTP requests (e.g. a HEAD followed by a GET) and minimizing the transmittal of information already known by the requesting client (usually a caching proxy).  

The Forum post is edited by Predrag Stojadinovic May 14 '12
Predrag Stojadinovic
this is becoming more and more frustrating...
Michael I.
Michael I. May 19 '12
Predrag, sorry but we cannot provide you with any help as you have your own personal server and we can't access it.
Predrag Stojadinovic
I will gladly provide any info you need...
Michael I.
Michael I. May 21 '12
Okay, can you share your phpinfo.php file? Probably the problem lays within the server settings.
Predrag Stojadinovic
I sent you a pm with the link.
Michael I.
Michael I. May 23 '12
Looks like mbstring is missing on your server. Try installing it and run the installation from the scratch.
Predrag Stojadinovic
mbstring installed... files deleted and extracted again from scratch...

http://forum.prefko.com/install is still the txt file :(

Purusothaman Ramanujam
Are you using ubuntu server?
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