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FIXED: Error setting Custom Avatar: open_basedir restriction

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  • [Forum] FIXED: Error setting Custom Avatar: open_basedir restriction

    I wanted to post this here in case anyone else is having the same error....

    I am running vbulletin 4.x and I received the error: open_base dir restriction in effect. etc etc
    Also the error: filename cannot be empty in path/includes/class_image.php on line 333

    I tried to edit the actual files, didn't work. Then I found a post on a google search and I followed the directions.

    I went to Options>>Server Settings and Optimization Options>> and for 'Safe Mode Upload Enabled' option I selected 'yes'. I created a temp directory within my forum directory (not sure if that is secure or not) and I set permissions on it to 777. I then went to the option 'Safe Mode Temporary Directory' and I set the full path to my new tmp file there. I should look something like: /home/sitedirectory/public_html/forum/temp

    Now when I try to set a custom avatar, I receive no problems or errors.
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