Error in importing file

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Error in importing file

Postby sarangi » Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:19 am

I'm trying to import article using Import xml plugin. Here is the snippet of xml file

<href mime_type="application/pdf" src="https://someurl/528.pdf"></href>

However, I get this error message and the file is not imported
A specified URL "https://somerul/528.pdf" could not be copied to a local file.

What could be the cause for this error?

PS: someurl is actually replaced by a valid url in my xml file.

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Re: Error in importing file

Postby jmacgreg » Mon Dec 17, 2007 1:13 pm

Hi Sarangi,

This one is a little bit more tricky. Do you have writeable access to your server's php.ini file? I suspect that the php.ini variable "allow_url_fopen" is set to Off. If you can change that to On and give the import a try, let me know.

You can view a more detailed breakdown of what may be happening here:


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