[Neos] Question regarding NEOS Installation & Setup

Bastian Waidelich bastian at typo3.org
Thu Aug 15 11:01:36 CEST 2013

Philipp Gampe wrote:

Hi Philipp,

> I do know really know the reason for Neos not working as expected.

you do know know? ;)

> * All PHP files missed the executable flag

But then the error should not be "No Database Connection" I think

> * no routes for setup

The setup uses a custom request handler and needs no custom routes

> * 403 for resources (thus no CSS, JS)

The setup should work without resources - at least it should display 

> * Exception because of missing DB stuff, instead of setup wizard


> * missing DB tables (wizard never continues as routes are missing, thus you
> are stuck after login

Again, the wizard does not need custom routes. If you create the DB 
yourself, make sure you chose the right collation - or let the setup 
tool create the DB for you

> fixpermissions needs root access; a no-go on shared hosts

On shared hosters you should not be required to call the 
setfilepermissions command as your user *should* have the same rights as 
the PHP process.

Bastian Waidelich
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