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PeterBoll
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Create Account gives 403 error

Post by PeterBoll » Sat Jun 25, 2022 1:45 pm

When a new user tries to Create an account it gets a 403 error with:
You don't have permission to access /arves/index.php/en/component/users/ on this server.
Www.Arves.org is the website.

I have joomla 3.9.10 and in the options with component Users the setting is put on allowed.

What can be wrong?
Last edited by toivo on Sat Jun 25, 2022 2:07 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Create Account gives 403 error

Post by AMurray » Sat Jun 25, 2022 9:45 pm

First, Joomla 3.9.10 is 3 years out of date. Please confirm that's the version you're using (or just a typo error). The newest release is 3.10.10.

403 is a (server) permission error. I'm not sure what would be causing it.

Can you please post your FPA report results. See the red box, top of screen. Forum Post Assistant (FPA). This will enable the forum volunteers here to review your Joomla installation and basic hosting environment settings and perhaps see if anything is preventing the user registration function working.

I can't find much in Google on this issue concerning 403 errors when trying to create a new account - the #1 listing is this very forum post! (don't know how it gets on Google that quickly, this question is a day old).
Regards - A Murray

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Re: Create Account gives 403 error

Post by Webdongle » Sat Jun 25, 2022 10:15 pm

Session Path probably not writeable but https://forumpostassistant.github.io/docs/ will confirm (or not)
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Re: Create Account gives 403 error

Post by PeterBoll » Mon Jun 27, 2022 5:59 am

Doing a lot of trial and error, I found the solution.
User maintenance, Options, Integration.
Change the "URL routing" from "Legacy" to "Modern".
After this change everything worked fine again.
Explanation?
You may close the issue.


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