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Mysterious Error in Uploading Submissions

Postby eurj2 » Wed Feb 20, 2008 2:20 am

Today I got a phone call from some potential authors saying that the upload form was broken. Thinking it was strange (submissions worked earlier this week), I logged in as an author and tried to submit. Everything goes fine until step three, when they actually upload the file from the local machine to the server. After selecting the file and clicking upload, OJS throws an error 406

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Not Acceptable
An appropriate representation of the requested resource /review2/index.php/eurj/author/saveSubmit/3 could not be found on this server.

where the journal is located at . I immediately thought upgrading to a new version would remedy the problem (was running 2.1.1), but the error remains.

Attached is the PHPInfo().

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PHP Version 5.0.4

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After further nosing around with the site, it appears there is another error 406 on pgs. 4 and 5 of the Journal Setup when saving the changes. It also throws an error when looking at abstracts in past issues.

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Fatal error: Call to undefined method Request::isbot() in /home/eurj/public_html/review2/pages/article/ on line 168

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Re: Mysterious Error in Uploading Submissions

Postby asmecher » Thu Feb 21, 2008 11:31 pm

Hi eurj2,

That error message about the Request::isBot function is odd -- are you sure you're running the OJS 2.2 version of classes/core/, or is it possible that your installation is a mix of the two?

As for the 406 error, are you using a firewall? I've seen a firewall block certain requests on one or two occasions that were perfectly valid, but triggered over-zealous firewall rules.

Alec Smecher
Public Knowledge Project Team

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