Can't complete Wordfence installation on open litepseed wordpress droplet from marketplace

Loving the performance of this droplet. I installed my site from a backup made using All In One WP Migration. Everything works great except for Wordfence. No matter how many times I run through the WAF (firewall) setup, it keeps sayin that it is incomplete, even after it says that it is successful! I’ve tried clearing the litespeed cache, etc. but no luck

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated


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Bobby Iliev
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November 12, 2023

Hi there,

This is quite interesting, I’ve just tested this on a fresh new OpenLiteSpeed WordPress Droplet from the marketplace and the Wordfence installation went through successfully:

How large is your Droplet? I’ve tested this on a 2GB RAM server.

Do you by any chance see any errors in your web console when you try to enable the plugin?

I could also suggest enabling the WordPress debug to see if there are any other errors that might be causing the issue like incompatible plugins for example. To do that you can edit the wp-config.php file and set WP_DEBUG to true. This will enable WordPress’s debug mode, which can provide more verbose error messages.

Also, ensure that OpenLiteSpeed is configured to log errors. Access the OpenLiteSpeed WebAdmin console and check the error log settings under Server Configuration > Log.

Feel free to share any of the errors here so I could try to advise you furhter!



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November 12, 2023

Heya @rodolfomartinez,

Check the error logs of WordPress, PHP, and OpenLiteSpeed for any relevant messages that might indicate what’s going wrong. Wordfence itself might have logs that can provide insights, accessible from the Wordfence dashboard in your WordPress admin are

Additionally, if you have any other Security Plugins I’ll suggest you to disable them as well.

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