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Installation Script Not Running

Post by dweiss » Fri Apr 10, 2015 2:52 pm

I am doing a new install of phpMyFAQ, latest version, and after copying all the files to the server, when I try to do the setup (http://www.domainname.com/faq/install/setup.php) all I get is a message saying: "ERROR 500 - INTERNAL SERVER ERROR"

I have PHP version 5.4.38, MySQL ver. 5.5.40, file permissions are set to the defaults or higher (777, when doubt), but nothing I do seems to work. I did try using the web host's automatic install of phpMyFAQ and that seems to work ok, although they are only providing an older version and, of course, it completly skips the usual installation script. Hosting provider is Hostgator.

I would appreciate any ideas anyone can provide.

Thanks,

-Danny

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Re: Installation Script Not Running

Post by Thorsten » Sat Apr 11, 2015 11:32 am

Hi,

an 500 error is fatal error. You should see the error message in your webserver logs or if you turn on the DEBUG MODE in inc/Bootstrap.php

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