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    Just installed vb 2.2.8 onto our host ( )


    Get the error:

    The uploaded file is not a valid GIF or JPG file. Please ensure that it is and try again.
    I can add them manually from the admin panel, i just get that from the usercp.

    PHP 4.1.2

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    You have open_basedir restrictions on your server. To get uploads to work you need to create a 'tmp' subdirectory under your htdocs directory and chmod it to 777. Then in the Admin CP set "Upload In Safe Mode?" to 'Yes' and point the "Safe Mode Temp Directory" to that directory. If you placed the tmp directory in the right place, the path to the Safe Mode Temp Directory will be:

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