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  • Problem with avatars?

    Hi, I am new to vBulletin and whenever I try to upload an avatar it says file upload failed, I am using 4.2.0.

    Thanks.

  • #2
    Please go to Admincp > Maintenance > Diagnostics > Upload. What does it say there after you do the test upload?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Lynne View Post
      Please go to Admincp > Maintenance > Diagnostics > Upload. What does it say there after you do the test upload?
      Hi, it shows the following information:

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      • #4
        Did you select a file to try to upload at all? (The message sounds like you did not.)

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        • #5
          Yes I uploaded a png file as a test.

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          • #6
            The most likely cause of that specific error is a result of your 'upload_tmp_dir' setting being empty. You or your host will need to edit php.ini and set 'upload_tmp_dir' to point to the full path to a directory on the server that is chmod'd to 1777.

            You will also need to restart Apache after making this change.

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