Joomla does not save global settings

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Joomla does not save global settings

Post by jlatouche65 » Sun Jun 16, 2024 9:29 pm

Hello everyone, I have my website in Joomla 5, it has worked correctly, but when I changed the global configuration and saved it, Joomla acts normally without presenting any errors, but no changes were applied. The permissions of the configuration.php file are 644 and I can modify the file manually. Can someone give me an idea to solve it?

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Re: Joomla does not save global settings

Post by Webdongle » Mon Jun 17, 2024 9:22 am

When Joomla is Owner it can change the 444 Permissions and save the new configuration.php change back to 444. It appears that you have a file Ownership issue.
https://forumpostassistant.github.io/docs/ please
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Re: Joomla does not save global settings

Post by webmasterab » Sun Jun 23, 2024 8:08 pm


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Re: Joomla does not save global settings

Post by Webdongle » Sun Jun 23, 2024 9:03 pm

webmasterab wrote: Sun Jun 23, 2024 8:08 pm Install https://www.akeeba.com/products/admin-tools.html
this has an option to set the files correctly
https://www.akeeba.com/documentation/ad ... sions.html
That will not fix the problem. The op needs to run the fpa to help diagnose the problem https://forumpostassistant.github.io/docs/
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https://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/updating-joomla.html
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Re: Joomla does not save global settings

Post by webmasterab » Mon Jun 24, 2024 9:26 am

Webdongle wrote: Sun Jun 23, 2024 9:03 pm
webmasterab wrote: Sun Jun 23, 2024 8:08 pm Install https://www.akeeba.com/products/admin-tools.html
this has an option to set the files correctly
https://www.akeeba.com/documentation/ad ... sions.html
That will not fix the problem. The op needs to run the fpa to help diagnose the problem https://forumpostassistant.github.io/docs/
I don't understand why you have to run a separate process via that link to find out what is there, I don't know this.
And when I look at it, it is a difficult process to do just like that.
Anyway, I'll give you a tip below that will hopefully solve it.

If all files and folders have the correct permissions.
You can then set the rights to 444 via the control panel or FTP.
Then it should work.

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Re: Joomla does not save global settings

Post by Webdongle » Mon Jun 24, 2024 9:46 am

webmasterab wrote: Mon Jun 24, 2024 9:26 am ...
I don't understand why you have to run a separate process via that link to find out what is there...
https://forumpostassistant.github.io/docs/
The Forum Post Assistant (FPA) script has been developed to assist Joomla!® forum posters to be able to post relevant system, instance, PHP and troubleshooting information directly in to a pre-formatted forum post. This will save a few hours of posting back and forth, asking for, and explaining how to acquire useful information in order for other forum users to help troubleshoot a problem.


webmasterab wrote: Mon Jun 24, 2024 9:26 am ...
If all files and folders have the correct permissions.
You can then set the rights to 444 via the control panel or FTP.
Then it should work.
Wrong. The Permissions relate to Owners, Groups and Other. If Joomla is not Owner then it cannot use the Owner Permission.

Configuration.php is set 444 for security reasons. Joomla needs to write the changes to that file and in order to do that it needs to be Owner.

Now please run the fpa as requested and post the results here. We can then help you find out what is wrong with your site.
http://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/
https://www.weblinksonline.co.uk/updating-joomla.html
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