Fresh install fails on "Create Database tables"

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Fresh install fails on "Create Database tables"

Post by aktino »

I am trying a fresh install of phpBB3 on my sevrer
I uploaded the files according to instructions and started my installation.
Everything goes well (config file written, DB name and user) but when i proceed
from advanced settings ---> create database tables i get the following message:
(browser points at http:....../phpBB3/install/index.php?mode=install&sub=create_table)

You don't have permission to access ********/phpBB3/install/index.php on this server.

Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.
This is very weird cause when i started the installation i could browse /install/index.php without a problem.
If i redirect the browser to /install/index.php the page opens and the installation restarts.
Tried to rename the .htaccess files and the problem continues.
Checked the error files on server, seen the log entry: "Premature end of script headers: ********/phpBB3/install/index.php"
I can not chmod to 777 the /install/index.php file cause my host wont allow this - seen an error in log files: "error: file is writable by others: (*******/phpBB3/install/index.php)"
Permissions for /install/index.php file set to 755.
The config.php file was written without problems.
Any suggestions?


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