upgrade phpbb2 to phpbb3 conversion problem

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upgrade phpbb2 to phpbb3 conversion problem

Post by ciwluke » Fri Dec 26, 2008 12:05 pm

hi
i hope somebody can possibly help me.
i have started to upgrade and convert my phpbb2 to phpbb3, but i get this message:
"Please make sure that these folders exist and are writable by the webserver then try again:
»images/avatars/gallery/
images/ranks/
images/smilies/."
now i have gone into my server files and made them writable but still it says the same thing, can anybody help me please.

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Re: upgrade phpbb2 to phpbb3 conversion problem

Post by espicom » Fri Dec 26, 2008 3:10 pm

"made them writable" to what user(s)? They must be writable by the process running the web server, which is generally NOT the same user you use to upload the files. On a Linux/Unix server, you would set the permissions to "777" for these folders, at least for the duration of the install.
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Re: upgrade phpbb2 to phpbb3 conversion problem

Post by D¡cky » Fri Dec 26, 2008 4:27 pm

You need to set the permissions for the phpBB3 folders.

If you are on a Windows server, you have to set the permissions in the host's File Manager or ask your host to set the permissions.
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Re: upgrade phpbb2 to phpbb3 conversion problem

Post by Dave-Eclipse » Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:46 am

I can't find the upgrade wizard? I looked on this page, what am I not clicking on? :oops:

http://www.phpbb.com/support/documentat ... pgrade.php
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