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Error messages while submittingarticles

Postby Sharad » Thu Aug 25, 2005 10:04 pm

Hi, everytime I am trying o submit a paper after creating a section it is coming with this error messages.

I do get similar messages when I am trying to laod image to customize the look of the journal. Can someone help Please

Warning: mkdir(): open_basedir restriction in effect. File(/home) is not within the allowed path(s): (/home/iischsco/:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php:/tmp) in /home/iischsco/public_html/ojs-2.0.1/classes/file/FileManager.inc.php on line 235

Warning: move_uploaded_file(/home/iischsco/public_html/ojs-2.0.1/files/journals/1/articles/1/submission/original/1-1-1-SM.doc): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/iischsco/public_html/ojs-2.0.1/classes/file/FileManager.inc.php on line 98

Warning: move_uploaded_file(): Unable to move '/tmp/phpP1wi3n' to '/home/iischsco/public_html/ojs-2.0.1/files/journals/1/articles/1/submission/original/1-1-1-SM.doc' in /home/iischsco/public_html/ojs-2.0.1/classes/file/FileManager.inc.php on line 98

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/iischsco/public_html/ojs-2.0.1/classes/file/FileManager.inc.php:235) in /home/iischsco/public_html/ojs-2.0.1/classes/template/TemplateManager.inc.php on line 152
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same article problem

Postby todd » Tue Sep 13, 2005 7:53 am

I get this same thing happening...it seems to be a path problem. Which I haven't quite yet figured out how to fix. Can anyone offer suggestions?

Warning: mkdir(): open_basedir restriction in effect. File(/home/pimatisiwin/ojs_files/_db/b5) is not within the allowed path(s): (/dh/web/phpmyadmin:/tmp:/dh/solidclient:/usr/local/lib/php:/home/pimatisiwin:/home/.nebbu/pimatisiwin) in /home/.nebbu/pimatisiwin/pimatisiwin.com/lib/adodb/adodb.inc.php on line 1561

Warning: fopen(): open_basedir restriction in effect. File(/home/pimatisiwin/ojs_files/_db/b5/adodb_b558d137543f625d6af6f9a4fb858712.cache) is not within the allowed path(s): (/dh/web/phpmyadmin:/tmp:/dh/solidclient:/usr/local/lib/php:/home/pimatisiwin:/home/.nebbu/pimatisiwin) in /home/.nebbu/pimatisiwin/pimatisiwin.com/lib/adodb/adodb-csvlib.inc.php on line 298

Warning: fopen(/home/pimatisiwin/ojs_files/_db/b5/adodb_b558d137543f625d6af6f9a4fb858712.cache): failed to open stream: Operation not permitted in /home/.nebbu/pimatisiwin/pimatisiwin.com/lib/adodb/adodb-csvlib.inc.php on line 298

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/.nebbu/pimatisiwin/pimatisiwin.com/lib/adodb/adodb.inc.php:1561) in /home/.nebbu/pimatisiwin/pimatisiwin.com/classes/template/TemplateManager.inc.php on line 152

Re: same article problem

Postby asmecher » Tue Sep 13, 2005 6:07 pm


See "http://ca3.php.net/features.safe-mode#ini.open-basedir".

You'll have to either relax the open_basedir directive in php.ini to allow the web server to access files in /home/pimatisiwin, or you'll have to change your OJS files directory to something that's a subdirectory of your open_basedir setting.

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Resolving error messages

Postby todds buddy » Tue Sep 13, 2005 7:52 pm

The problem was resolved by adding the following to the config.inc.php file...

files_dir = /home/.nebbu/pimatisiwin/ojs_files/

...and then it seemed to work.
todds buddy

open_basedir problem

Postby gmbowen » Wed Feb 01, 2006 12:36 pm

Mine was solved the opposite way.

I did have

files_dir = /home/e-smith/files/ibays/Primary/html/ojs2/files

but that didn't work. When we made the paths completely relative

files_dir = files

then everything was fine. This bit took a lot of fiddling about (moreso than other scripts from other programs which were doing directory & file creation).
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Postby asmecher » Wed Feb 01, 2006 2:13 pm

Hi gmbowen,

Glad to hear it's working; keep in mind, however, that you're potentially making your submission documents available directly on the web. For example, if your OJS url is http://www.myjournal.com/ojs2/index.php and your files path is "files", you might be able to browse submission files directly at http://www.myjournal.com/ojs2/files. You can use htaccess restrictions to prevent this.

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