Looks like your web server is running as root, which is bad. It really
should be using its own dedicated user.

That's not the source of the problem, but it's something to be aware of.

What Linux distro are you using? Any chance SELinux is enabled? If so, that
can cause this.

Christian

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On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 1:41 PM, Papaswede <papasw...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Ok, I tried that and that got rid of one of the error messages (the one
> that was referencing an invalid path), but the other two are still there,
> and those two messages do reference a valid path.
>
>
>
> <https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-t-njvjcyzEg/VUp7pYZL5ZI/AAAAAAAAALE/1p4V_TYGWkg/s1600/Manual_server_updates_required___Review_Board.png>That
> is what I'm seeing right now. Those two paths are accessible and valid,
> and I tried running the suggested command to update the permissions, but no
> luck. I've tried a bunch of different combinations of permissions on those
> folders, but nothing seems to work.
>
>
> On Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 3:50:39 PM UTC-4, Christian Hammond wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> If this is a copy of the database, and not a reference to the original
>> database, then you can use the commands in my prior e-mail to fix up the
>> path. It'll modify the settings stored in the database to reference the new
>> paths you specify. After you do that, you can restart Apache, and it should
>> begin to work.
>>
>> The rest of what you're doing sounds fine, as far as I can tell.
>>
>> Christian
>>
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>> On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 12:41 PM, Papaswede <papa...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Ah, well maybe that is the issue then. Ok, so let me ask if I need to go
>>> about this a different way. We currently have reviewboard running on an
>>> old, antiquated box. I had them set up a new VM for me that I am migrating
>>> reviewboard to. I can't install reviewboard in the same location on this
>>> new VM because they gave me a "local" directory to use and I have to build
>>> everything from scratch. So, I built apache, MySQL and all the
>>> dependencies. I also installed the most recent version of Reviewboard.
>>> However, I wanted to keep the data from the old reviewboard server, so I
>>> did a MySQL backup and restored that backup on the new VM. I also
>>> compressed the old reviewboard site and moved that over to the VM and
>>> unzipped it. After this I ran the rb-site upgrade command since the version
>>> of reviewboard on the new VM is the most recent version whereas we were a
>>> number of versions behind on the old box. In the past I've never moved
>>> reviewboard from one server to another, so perhaps the way I'm going about
>>> this is fundamentally flawed. Is there a better way to install reviewboard
>>> from scratch yet still take all of the data from another reviewboard
>>> installation and restore it?
>>>
>>> Hopefully all of that makes sense.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 3:06:20 PM UTC-4, Christian Hammond wrote:
>>>>
>>>> If the path is referencing an incorrect directory, then it sounds like
>>>> you may be using a database originally installed in a different path. You
>>>> can verify this by typing:
>>>>
>>>>     $ rb-site manage /path/to/site list-siteconfig
>>>>
>>>> That will show you all your configured site settings, some of which
>>>> will have a path. You can change those paths from the command line through:
>>>>
>>>>     $ rb-site manage /path/to/site set-siteconfig -- --key=<key>
>>>> --value=<new_value>
>>>>
>>>> Note the "--" before the flags. That's important.
>>>>
>>>> Christian
>>>>
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>>>> On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 6:49 AM, Papaswede <papa...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Yeah, I've tried various combinations of permissions and always
>>>>> restarting apache after I make changes. I'm a bit stuck here as the error
>>>>> messages do not make any sense to me.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 9:47:00 PM UTC-4, David Trowbridge
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Have you tried restarting the web server (apache)?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -David
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 11:12 AM Papaswede <papa...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I've upgraded my ReviewBoard site and am now getting the errors in
>>>>>>> the attached screenshot. The first and last errors don't make sense to 
>>>>>>> me,
>>>>>>> because /var/reviewboard/ is not the location of my reviewboard
>>>>>>> installation. It's located in /opt/local/revboard/reviewboard. As far as
>>>>>>> the other error messages go, I've done what they ask me to do, but 
>>>>>>> they're
>>>>>>> still showing up, so I'm not sure what to do there. I've verified that 
>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>> directories exist and have the correct permissions.
>>>>>>>
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