[Xerte] Re: Problem with XOT 1.9

Pat @ Pgogy xerte at pgogywebstuff.com
Sat Mar 16 21:04:56 GMT 2013


Two NULL suggest the session isn't starting correctly.

Try adding a php print_r session in index.php somewhere to see what is set

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On 16 Mar 2013, at 20:35, Guy Footring <Guy at Footring.net> wrote:

> I downloaded the xot 1.9 zipfile this morning and installed to a hosted web-server using the cpanel interface.
> I found I needed to create a php.ini file with register_globals = true in order to get anywhere with xot.  Having made that change, together with changing auth to use static.php, I'm now able to login and get the next screen, but I'm unable to create projects.
> Attempting to create a project brings up the edit screen with the URL http://myhost.fqdn/xerte/edit.php?template_id=2 and the error message:
> Invalid template_id (could not find in DB)
> (template_id increments by one on each attempt to create).
> If I display the Workspace properties, under the My Details tab I just get the fixed display strings but no values:
> My Details
> My name on the system is
> My last login was on
> My username is
> There are some entries in the database with the relevant id:
> templatedetails
> template_id    creator_id    template_type_id    template_name    date_created date_modified    date_accessed    number_of_uses    access_to_whom
>    1    NULL    5    MyProject    2013-03-16    2013-03-16    NULL    NULL    Private
> templaterights
> template_id    user_id    role    folder    notes
>    1    NULL    creator    0    NULL
> It looks odd that creator_id and user_id are NULL, so wondering if it is a problem with the authentication or logged-in-ID-tracking (would perhaps tie in with no details being displayed for the workspace properties). I get the same problem if I use the guest authentication method.
> Logging in to the management.php screen I don't get any functionality available - the screen appears OK with the standard options but text area just displays "the feature is for administrators only".
> Any suggestions as to how to fix the problem or next steps in further diagnosing it would be much appreciated.
> -- 
> Regards
> Guy
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