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#39162 (In Topic #8784)

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After making a new install of OCportal (latest build) the site seems to run correct. But when a (new) user want to register-login, or admin wants to Edit page Comcode Then i get this error message:


You don't have permission to access /PI/adminzone/index.php on this server.

Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.

Apache/1.3.37 Server at *******.nl Port 80

What can this be be


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Try renaming recommended.htaccess to .htaccess, to disable the Apache mod_security plugin. If this causes more errors, you need to try with just the following code in .htaccess:


<IfModule mod_security.c>
SecFilterEngine Off
SecFilterScanPOST Off

mod_security is a pain, it blocks legitimate page requests if it see's things like HTML in them (which any WYSIWYG editor puts in for instance). ocPortal has it's own security mechanisms, that are much more focused and correct.

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I remember I had to do that for the gallery.

I run and am hopping to make themes and other things for ocportal even though I no longer use it for I still love it and feel it could go far with the right help. It needs themes and needs people to advertise for it.
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