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    Default Odd problem with configure.php when trying to upgrade

    I've uploaded all the files to my ftp site, and changed includes/configure.php permissions to 644. I goto my website/zc_install, click continue, select I have read and agree, click continue, and it tells me "store configure.php is not writeable"

    I check the file permissions, and they are changed back to 444. I change them back to 644, and click "Re-Check" at the bottom of the page, and the file permissions instantly change back to 444. I've tried changing them to 666, and 777, but the second I click recheck, the permissions get changed back to 444.

    I called my webhost, and they said something in the upgrade script is changing the permissions. Of course they're point the finger the other way.

    Also, I've deleted the entire zc_install directory and reuploaded hoping something went wrong during the ftp upload, but that didn't work.

    Anybody encounter this before?

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    Default Re: Odd problem with configure.php when trying to upgrade

    Some servers (usually Windows) don't allow you to change permissions using FTP. Try the File Manager in your hosting control panel.

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    Default Re: Odd problem with configure.php when trying to upgrade

    Thank you for the reply.

    My webhost uses linux and apache. The back end is cpanel. I tried using the cpanel file manager, but the permissions still change.

    This is weird. I was going to build a virtual xp WAMP setup and try to upgrade it that way.

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    Default Re: Odd problem with configure.php when trying to upgrade

    If you're doing an UPGRADE, then it doesn't matter that your configure.php files are not writable.

    If you're doing a fresh install, then setting the configure.php files to writable will allow zc_install to set the correct contents.
    HOWEVER, the storefront will attempt to make the files read-only if you access the storefront at any time. So, if you're going to www.mysite.com instead of properly going to www.mysite.com/zc_install in order to do your install, then you're causing yourself the problems you mention.
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    Default Re: Odd problem with configure.php when trying to upgrade

    Good to know. Thanks doc!

 

 

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