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01-15-2007, 06:41 PM
I am new to bluehost ... from domain ...
I am glad that bluehost offers me SSH access which allows me to save lot of time.
However, I've got "[an error occurred while processing this directive]" error sometimes in my PhpBB forum ... Any idea??
01-15-2007, 09:19 PM
It's a shot in the dark, but I had a sort of similar error message a few weeks ago. It involved a PHP include. I was using absolute links instaed of relative links. If you're includeing straight up HTML, that's not a problem. If your passing variables back and forth, you'll get an error. The page would load until it hit that include then would stall for about 1 minute. It finally gave me the error, though it wasn't the usual PHP error which states which line its coming from. phpBBforum is prepackaged OPC (other people's code) so if you really know your way around it, you can look for something like that in your code.
01-15-2007, 10:40 PM
Umm ... Thank you very much.
I will try to take a look at the phpBB code then.
01-16-2007, 10:59 AM
my site is an Invision Forum (not free software!) and I've got often "[an error occurred while processing this directive]" error ....
:( :( :(
02-19-2007, 06:30 PM
I've gotten this error too. BH tech support suggested that I deleted a "php.ini" file which relates to phpbb-type applications.
In fact, the error was evident on all applications using a MySQL database.
The issue was resolved over the phone with tech support.
Whether it was the php.ini file or just a mysql reboot, i dont know. :confused:
03-13-2007, 03:22 PM
i still get this error periodically. anyone figure out why it happens?:confused:
03-13-2007, 04:17 PM
ok i think i figured this out.
> go to control panel
> then view new cp layout (if not already)
> then click Process Manager
chances are there are some processes that are stuck/looping, so "kill" em and see what happens. in my case it was a contact form that was the problem.
the error should be gone then.
03-26-2007, 03:32 AM
Isn't there anywhere more detailed LOG for this case, that one figure out what is the reason of that Error?
By me especially trying via webbrowser get any mp3 file previously downloaded into webserver, brings this error.
03-26-2007, 05:18 AM
The error is generated by the Apache server. The SSI module in the Apache is activated and you have into your page something that resemble to a directive for the SSI. In this situation the Apache will try to interpret that part of your page but fails with the reported error message.
You can read more about this here:
Basically, I had this error once and had to remove some commented lines that looked like:
<!--#comment here -->
04-23-2007, 01:36 PM
i got this error when some spammer was abusing my "contact us" page.
Get em all the time, I've seen that error right here on the forum.
To many users on one box. Period.
02-24-2008, 09:10 AM
Remove write mode for group and others solves problem for me...
06-14-2009, 10:54 AM
I got the an error occured while processing this directive message today when trying to visit my site.
Any pointers on where I should begin looking for the problem?
Edit: here's the url to my website: www.chinamash.com
2nd Edit: just got this reply from Bluehost helpdesk: "We are updating PostgreSQL to version 8.1.11. Apache is also being recompiled and Cpanel updated. ETA 60 minutes". Cool.
04-21-2010, 09:02 AM
getting the same error with my website.
Anybody else getting this today?
04-21-2010, 09:37 AM
You are replying to an old thread. Have you considered contacting Bluehost Support on Live Chat to see if they can assist you with your issue?
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