Knowledgebase: VisiChat Installation
Setting Necessary Permissions
Posted by VisiChat Hosting, Last modified by VisiChat Hosting on 17 February 2015 11:55 AM

This is a quick reference page for double checking the necessary permissions are set on your server for Visichat to function as expected. Setting folder and file permissions for Visichat during the installation process is covered in detail in How to Install Visichat.

Summary of required file and folder permissions

In order to install Visichat software, you must add write permission for the following file and folders.

config.php File
files/avatars Folder
files/banners Folder
files/cache Folder
files/games Folder
files/members Folder
files/mp3 Folder
files/music Folder
files/skins Folder
files/thumbnails Folder
files/widgets Folder

If you are using Linux, login through SSH terminal, go to the installation folder and run the following commands.

[$]# chmod 777 config.php
[$]# chmod 777 files -Rf
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