RewriteRule doesn't work in .htaccess files on this server

Discussion in 'Setting-up protection' started by microlinx, Oct 27, 2004.

  1. microlinx

    microlinx aMember Pro Customer

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    When trying to set up new-rewrite:
    I entered the location of cURL in settings, but then got the error : " RewriteRule doesn't work in .htaccess files on this server " when trying to protect a directory.

    I am using Front Page and I know Front Page loves to mess with .htaccess every time you publish your web site.

    Any ideas at how I can start troubleshooting this problem?

    :confused:
  2. microlinx

    microlinx aMember Pro Customer

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    more...

    One other thing which looks like a problem...

    In the Setup > Plugin page, when I select new_rewrite then save and I do not get it's configuration option link at the top of the screen. Also no 1.php is being created in /amember/data/new_rewrite ....no on screen warnings of any errors.

    TIA
  3. alex

    alex Administrator Staff Member

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  4. gregr66

    gregr66 Guest

    I'm having the same problem getting new_rewrite displaying. I also don't have:

    http://mysite.com/amember/data/tests/new_rewrite/1.php in that location.

    /amember/data/tests/new_rewrite/.htaccess is also not there.

    Checking my local copy, it's under /amember/data/new_rewrite but no .htaccess

    Any ideas.

    Thanks,
    Greg
  5. alex

    alex Administrator Staff Member

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  6. solly

    solly Guest

    Me too

    I have the (RewriteRule doesn't work in .htaccess files on this server) message, and have the tests/mod_rewrite directory, with .htaccess.

    I am new at this program, but help would be appreciated
  7. alex

    alex Administrator Staff Member

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    What exactly happens when you access
    http://[I]YOURSITE.COM[/I]/amember/data/tests/new_rewrite/1.php
    using your browser?
  8. solly

    solly Guest

    Nothing

    I get:

    The page cannot be found

    But I knew that was going to happen, since I do not have a sub-directory called /data/tests/new_rewrite/1.php

    I had the demo installed, and just installed the full version over the weekend. It is all working fine, and I have tested it with a credit card processing, that works too.

    I am trying to get rid of the ugly password prompt window, and to put a user name/password login on the main screen of the site. I am assuming that this is the way to do it.
  9. alex

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  10. solly

    solly Guest

    Hmmm

    In Firefox I get "No input file specified."
    In IE6 I get a 404
  11. alex

    alex Administrator Staff Member

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    Is file uploaded? Check on the server.
  12. solly

    solly Guest

    Yup, its there

    I have the file at

    amember/data/tests/mod_rewrite/1.php

    there is also 2.php in that directory

    and .htaccess

    is that causing the problem?
  13. alex

    alex Administrator Staff Member

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    Your server is somehow misconfigured. Please contact your webhosting support and ask them why it happens (as you see file is exists).
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    solly Guest

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  16. Jesper

    Jesper New Member

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    Hi all,

    I know it's an old topic but I (my customers) has the same problem and I can only solve it by enabling allowoverride ALL in their vhost.conf file in httpd. since this is not really an option, I need some advise on what exactly to override in order to get mod_rw to work
  17. alex

    alex Administrator Staff Member

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    It is better to contact your webhosting support with this question.
  18. nitinceh

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    access to protected area

    Hi Alex,

    I followed ur instructions from the forum, I am using a trial demo of amember pro, using phptriad.

    now I had installed everything, and I used the url to 1.php and 2.php and i got the 1-second file for both the files.

    now i have used in my .htaccess file the following:
    "AuthType Basic
    AuthName "Members Only"
    AuthUserFile /var/www/vhosts/xyz.com/httpdocs/data/.htpasswd
    AuthGroupFile /var/www/vhosts/xyz.com/httpdocs/data/.htgroup
    Require valid-user

    Now i get the following when i try to login and access my test subscription
    error:
    Forbidden
    You don't have permission to access /data/tests/mod_rewrite/1.php on this server.

    can you help me what went wrong.


    also when i removed the above from my .htaccess and saved with the defaults in .htaccess:
    <Limit GET POST>
    allow from all
    </Limit>
    Options +FollowSymLinks
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteRule 1\.php 2.php

    I keep getting that logon box even when i use my proper credentials i am still not been able to login.


    Thanks in advance.
  19. exeshop

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    We have the same problem. Is there any solution to this?

    After re-installing server this issue appear.

    I am very sure that rewrite rule is enabled. We are on dedicated server.
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