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Migrating to XAMPP local install - Configure the temporary directory

I have copied a site I have on a VPS down to run from XAMPP on my local machine. When I restore the site using Backup and Migrate I get the error message on all pages of the site: The specified ...
16 votes
1 answer
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What are the most appropriate system permissions for sites on shared hosting?

Although the Drupal site goes into great detail about permissions and security, there are only vague/unclear references to shared hosting. From a Drupal point of view, what is the most secure set-up (...
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5 answers
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Correct permission for site, default and files folders?

I just need to know if these permission are corrects: site --> 775 site/default -->775 site/default/files --> 775 site/default/setting.php --> 555
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1 answer
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Folder permission errors on public:// after upgrade to 8.8.5

I'm new to this community, and asking for help because I'm stuck on this problem, and cannot go past. I've also tried asking on StackOverflow, but with no luck so far. My current setup: Drupal 8.8.5 ...
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0 answers
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How to set up permissions while using dso as PHP handler? [duplicate]

I'm having all kinds of troubles while setting up my site online. I can't upload new modules and if I try caching this is what I get: Warning: file_put_contents(temporary://filedwZLkV) [function....
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1 answer
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Not able to access uploaded images in AWS

When we upload an image using the URL 'https://website.com/file/add' , the image is getting uploaded. While uploading, we have chosen the destination as ' Public local files served by the webserver' ...
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3 answers
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File Transfer failed, reason: Cannot create directory /var/www/html/modules

I have installed Drupal 8 on EC2. I am trying to install a module (simple_sitemap-8.x-2.5.tar.gz). When I use the interface, I get a failed transfer message: I have chmod a+x the directory (which ...
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4 answers
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Unable to generate the derived image

Today I uploaded my site to the server, and I get errors like the following: Unable to generate the derived image located at public://styles/sponsor_image/public/TerraThermaSponsorLogo.png. Image ...
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3 answers
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How to set up permissions for the private files directory?

I'm trying to set up the private files directory and I'm getting the following error. The backup file could not be saved to 'private://backup_migrate/' because the directory could not be created ...
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0 answers
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What's the best files and directories permission for shared hosting [duplicate]

i'm using a shared hosting for my Drupal Website and I'm having some security troubles especially with folders and files permissions. So after some researches in the official documentation and some ...
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1 answer
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What linux user accounts should be created prior to Drupal 7 install?

When preparing to install Drupal 7 on a clean linux installation (Centos 7 in my situation), what linux user accounts should be created? I ask this question because I seem to be having problems with ...
-1 votes
1 answer
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video embed field module folder path

I have placed the video embed field module in the location sites/all/modules/contrib/video embed field. Now I have problem with generating youtube thumbnail.Is that path I uploadwed the module is ...
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4 answers
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"Class 'PHPMailer' not found in /home/mysite/www/sites/all/modules/phpmailer/includes/phpmailer.class.inc on line 12" [closed]

I tried to work on my security parameters on drupal... I went into the security page on drupal and chmod 664 the following folders: themes, modules, cache, site, profiles and include. Simultaneously, ...
9 votes
7 answers
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The directory sites/default/files exists but is not writable and could not be made writable

We've recently had a few problems with our server, which seem to have been all patched up by myself, my host, and the cPanel team. However, since then we have been having problems with sites/default/...
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1 answer
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Should all files/folders in an installation be owned by the web server user?

As in the title, should all files/folders in a Drupal 8 installation be owned by the web server user, e.g. the default www-data user for Apache? As far as I know, the answer is yes at least in ...

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