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NoClue
04-17-2006, 10:24 PM
Hello!

I followed the instructions as to how to get this script operational and for some reason it's not working. My server supports PHP so I'm not sure what the problem is.

Here's the link to the page I'm working with. http://www.lirvaproductions.com/MyPics.html
I placed the images and the php in the same folder as instructed.

Does anyone have any idea why this script is not working?

Thanks in advance.

ddadmin
04-19-2006, 04:20 AM
Well, the big thing I noticed is that your getpics.php doesn't have permission to load:

http://www.lirvaproductions.com/bcalbum/getpics.php

Put that in your browser location bar, which returns "403 Permission Denied"

NoClue
04-20-2006, 08:09 PM
Thanks for your reply. Do I need to change the permission. It is currently set to 755. Or is there something else I need to do.

I really would love to use this script so I appreciate your help. Thanks!

ddadmin
04-21-2006, 12:02 AM
Try setting it to 666, or even 644. Unlike a CGI script, you often don't need to set permissions on a PHP script. If that doesn't work, you might want to email your web host a copy of getpics.php, and ask them if there are certain functions inside the script that your host is disallowing. One possibility, since the script reads the contents of a directory, is that your web host has disabled this ability altogether.

NoClue
04-21-2006, 03:10 PM
I guess I'm out of luck. I changed the permission and tested it and nothing. I called the web host they told me the script runs fine, everthing is set-up fine but don't know why it isn't working.....strange they say...stranger I say

If you can think of any other possibilities I would really appreciate it.

Thanks ddadmin for your help.

Twey
04-21-2006, 03:19 PM
I see it's a *n?x server. Do you have shell access?
If so, please run the following test:
prompt $ cd /var/www/lirvaprodictons/htdocs/bcalbum
prompt $ php getpics.php/var/www/lirvaprodictons/htdocs/bcalbum is the path to the directory containing getpics.php. Post the output here in
tags.

NoClue
04-21-2006, 04:07 PM
Hate to sound like I have no clue what you are asking me to do with the code, but I have no clue.

Do I put it in an html file, upload it, then view it in the browser, then post what I see?

A slight change: instead of "lirvaprodictons" it should be "lirvaproductions"


prompt $ cd /var/www/lirvaproductions/htdocs/bcalbum
prompt $ php getpics.php

Thanks!

Twey
04-21-2006, 05:27 PM
Whoops, typo. :)
No, not an HTML file. Do you have shell access? SSH, telnet, rsh, anything like that?

NoClue
04-21-2006, 05:51 PM
I see (Shell Access) SSH on my list of features.

Twey
04-21-2006, 06:10 PM
OK. On *n?x:
Open a terminal
Type:
ssh www.futuretechnology.com.br -l userwhere user is your user (probably the same as for your FTP or control panel)
Enter your passwordOr on Windows:Download an SSH client -- PuTTY (http://the.earth.li/~sgtatham/putty/latest/x86/putty.zip) is a nice one. Run it (unzip and run putty.exe for PuTTY). Connect to www.futuretechnology.com.br, port 22, protocol SSH Enter your username and password, probably the same as for your FTP or control panel... then run the commands. The bold is your input.

NoClue
04-22-2006, 03:47 PM
Hey Twey, Looks like I'm going to use the other photo album script that I found on Dynamic Drive - the one where you enter the images manually.

However, thanks so much for your help!

NoClue ...out!

Twey
04-22-2006, 03:53 PM
You should still have a look at this problem, lest it return to bother you again later on.

NoClue
04-24-2006, 11:03 PM
I will. Thanks for all your help!

jr_yeo
05-23-2006, 04:45 PM
i suggest u go to this site

http://www.javascriptkit.com/script/script2/phpviewer/

not as good as the script found in DD but it also utilizes the "getpics.php" script
:)