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Fan in training

Getting error in install step 4

Hello guys I'm new to this portal and find its features absolutely amazing. I'm trying to do a manual install and have set all the file permissions, but when I reach step 4 in the installation it comes up with the error below. I would really like some help with this. I have tried the automatic installation, but it gave me the same error.

An error has occurred

PHP [8] Undefined variable: ftp_username

Here is the stack trace:

Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_value() in /mounted-storage/home54a/sub009/sc36137-ZXMQ/my.domain/sourc
on line 498

Last edit: by Syrling
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Hi Syrling,

You've found quite a strange bug that is affecting your server. Is it alright if I ask you to make a manual file edit?

A line of install.php needs changing from:


      if ($u_info!==false) $ftp_username=$u_info['name'];


      if ($u_info!==false) $ftp_username=$u_info['name']; else $ftp_username='';

You can make the change using a search-and-replace if you like as the line only appears once in the file.

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Fan in training

Fantastic Chris.
I did the edit and the install went smooth. Thank you so much. I can't wait to get into setting up this portal
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