Installation Problems. Cannot connect, write access?

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Installation Problems. Cannot connect, write access?

Post by bzwolf »


I had EasyMOD installed but it started giving me FTP connection errors and so I decided to update I cannot even install it because I get the same FTP connection error. I had my host turn off safemode, have verified that files and folders have the proper chmod setting, and verified I am using the correct FTP info (it works fine in everything else).

Here's the debug info...I'm hoping somebody will be able to help me. After upgrading phpbb I lost my mods and really don't feel like or have time to manually edit all the files...thanks a lot
EM installer v0.3.0 wrote: Update EM from: 0.2.0
phpBB version: 2.0.19
Working Dir: /home/httpd/vhosts/
Install Step: 2
Mode: debug

The Error wrote: No error.

Permissions: (including system errors)
read access :: OK
write access :: No
root path write :: No
chmod access :: unattempted
unlink access :: unattempted
mkdir access :: unattempted
tmp path write :: OK
FTP extension :: OK
Safe Mode :: OFF
copy access :: No

Additional System Information:

System: Linux 2.4.21-37.ELsmp #1 SMP Wed Sep 7 13:28:55 EDT 2005 i686
Configure Command: './configure' '--host=i686-redhat-linux-gnu' '--build=i686-redhat-linux-gnu' '--target=i386-redhat-linux-gnu' '--program-prefix=' '--prefix=/usr' '--exec-prefix=/usr' '--bindir=/usr/bin' '--sbindir=/usr/sbin' '--sysconfdir=/etc' '--datadir=/usr/share' '--includedir=/usr/include' '--libdir=/usr/lib' '--libexecdir=/usr/libexec' '--localstatedir=/var' '--sharedstatedir=/usr/com' '--mandir=/usr/share/man' '--infodir=/usr/share/info' '--cache-file=../config.cache' '--with-config-file-path=/etc' '--with-config-file-scan-dir=/etc/php.d' '--enable-force-cgi-redirect' '--disable-debug' '--enable-pic' '--disable-rpath' '--enable-inline-optimization' '--with-bz2' '--with-db4=/usr' '--with-curl' '--with-dom=/usr' '--with-exec-dir=/usr/bin' '--with-freetype-dir=/usr' '--with-png-dir=/usr' '--with-gd' '--enable-gd-native-ttf' '--with-ttf' '--with-gettext' '--with-ncurses' '--with-gmp' '--with-iconv' '--with-jpeg-dir=/usr' '--with-openssl' '--with-png' '--with-pspell' '--with-regex=system' '--with-xml' '--with-expat-dir=/usr' '--with-pcre-regex' '--with-zlib' '--with-layout=GNU' '--enable-bcmath' '--enable-exif' '--enable-ftp' '--enable-magic-quotes' '--enable-safe-mode' '--enable-sockets' '--enable-sysvsem' '--enable-sysvshm' '--enable-discard-path' '--enable-track-vars' '--enable-trans-sid' '--enable-yp' '--enable-wddx' '--enable-mbstring' '--enable-mbstr-enc-trans' '--enable-mbregex' '--without-oci8' '--with-pear=/usr/share/pear' '--with-imap=shared' '--with-imap-ssl' '--with-kerberos=/usr/kerberos' '--with-ldap=shared' '--with-mysql=shared,/usr' '--with-pgsql=shared' '--with-unixODBC=shared' '--enable-memory-limit' '--enable-bcmath' '--enable-shmop' '--enable-versioning' '--enable-calendar' '--enable-dbx' '--enable-dio' '--enable-mcal' '--enable-force-cgi-redirect' '--enable-pcntl' '--with-apxs2=/usr/sbin/apxs'
PHP version: 4.4.1
register_globals: OFF
magic_quotes_gpc: ON
magic_quotes_runtime: OFF
allow_url_fopen: ON
sockets_support: enabled

write: buffer & ftp
move: automated FTP

Selected settings:
write: ftpb
move: ftpa
ftp dir: httpdocs/forum
ftp host:
ftp port: 21
ftp debug: true
ftp ext: ext
ftp cache: false

CWD Listing:

Code: Select all

drwxr-xr-x .
drwxr-xr-x ..
-rw-r--r-- easymod.gif
-rw-r--r-- easymod_display_functions.php
-rw-r--r-- easymod_install.php
drwxr-xr-x em_includes
drwxr-xr-x includes
drwxr-xr-x languages
drwxr-xr-x templates
Testing FTP access...

FTP ERROR: connection to failed.
This error occurs frequently when the port number is incorrect. Back on step 1 you should try changing the FTP Port from 21 to whatever port you typically use when you FTP.
The port is definately correct. Any suggestions?

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Re: Installation Problems. Cannot connect, write access?

Post by Nux »

If EasyMOD stopped working without any interference from you then your host might have changed something. So you should probably just ask your host about it.

Good luck :).

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Re: Installation Problems. Cannot connect, write access?

Post by bzwolf »

I talked with the host and nothing has changed. I see other people here have gotten similar errors but I've tried the different fixes...used the IP instead of localhost, turned off PHP FTP

Any ideas?