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Getting 404 error on login page
  • Hello, I operated according to the instructions for Sendy installation:

     /*  MySQL database connection credentials (please place values between the apostrophes) */
        $dbHost = 'localhost'; //MySQL Hostname
        $dbUser = 'xxxxx_root'; //MySQL Username
        $dbPass = xxxxxx'; //MySQL Password
        $dbName = xxxxx_sendy'; //MySQL Database Name
    

    the DB was created with the above credentials and the $dbuser got full admin permissions to the DB.

    I also supplied the URL and email as required.
    .htaccess was uploaded with the RewriteEngine On.
    I always get 404 error on login.
    I have applied the configuration checking with the following results:

     Your PHP version is 5.6.17
     mysqli extension is installed
     mod_rewrite is not enabled
     display_errors is turned off
     hash is enabled
     curl is enabled
     gettext is enabled
     curl_exec is enabled
     curl_multi_exec is enabled
    
     Score: 8/9
    

    I checked with my hosting provider and he assured me that mod_rewrite is enabled. (I am sure it is - no problems with my other websites on this host)
    I continuously get 404 error on login.
    Any idea?

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  • I moved my Sendy installation to be in a subdomain. Now the result is a loop. The program tries to redirect in a loop.

  • Vote Up0Vote Down BenBen
    Posts: 3,447Sendy support

    I logged in to your server with the FTP credentials you've provided and check the .htaccess file on your /sendy/ directory and saw that it is not Sendy's .htaccess file. You've replaced it with something else.

    I restored the .htaccess to Sendy's original .htaccess file and it's working now.

    Don't modify any of Sendy's code or replace any of Sendy's scripts with something else.

    Thanks.

    Best regards,
    Ben

  • Thanks a lot Ben!

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