I have configured LAMP droplet on Ubunto 14.04. PHP is running and everything works - except when I try to upload files. My web site allows users to upload images that should end up being at /var/www/html/userphotos/<date>/. PHP first upload them to a temp folder, then creates the <date> folder if needed, and then moves it to the destination folder. It all worked on another hosting so I’m sure the PHP script is fine. I don’t have log files and I’m not a Linux expert, so I’m not even sure how turn them on. My guess is that it’s a permission thing. What I have done so far:
Any help on how to set up php/apache to allow file upload and folder creation will be highly appreciated.
Edit I have found the log files under /var/log/apache2, and here are the relevant lines:
[:error] [pid 21363] [client 184.108.40.206:53984] PHP Warning: mkdir(): Permission denied in /var/www/html/uploadphoto.php on line 55
[:error] [pid 21363] [client 220.127.116.11:53984] PHP Warning: copy(/var/www/html/usersphotos/2015-04-24/241403605.jpg): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /var/www/html/uploadphoto.php on line 59
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