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OS: Redhat ES4
We recently moved our OJS (2.0.2) installation to a new server; copied the database (mysql), the ojs directory and the ojs-files to the new server in the same locations as before.
Now - for the public view, one can see the table of contents, but the html produces an empty page; Also, for the administrations side: all of the management pages for Editor, Section Editor, etc generate empty pages.
The old box was Apache 1, the new is Apache 2; I believe we also moved from a MySQL v3 to v4.
How does one migrate to a new server successfully?
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Two things to check:
- Make sure you're able to see error messages if there are any; these will help determine the problem. Set display_errors to E_ALL in php.ini, restart the web server, and try viewing the site again.
- Check to make sure file permissions are set properly. The web server user (typically www-data or nobody) needs to be able to read and write files in the following directories:
- OJS files directory (as configured in php.ini)
- public directory
- cache directory
- cache/t_compile directory
- cache/t_cache directory
- cache/_db directory
- cache/t_config directory
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