[horde] Strange loop when configuring Horde

Chuck Hagenbuch chuck at horde.org
Sat Jun 24 17:22:39 PDT 2006

Quoting Luciano Ramalho <luciano at ramalho.org>:

> As soon as I hit the [Generate Horde Configuration] button on
> Administration->Setup, my browser (Firefox on Ubuntu 6.06)
> starts alternating it's status line from "Waiting for localhost..." to
> "Transfering data from localhost..." for several minutes. At the same
> time, the apache2 process takes over the CPU and memory, spawning a
> second and sometimes a third apache2 process. After a while, the
> browser says "Done", but only the left panel of the Horde interface is
> visible. If I click on Administration->Setup again, the whole madness
> restarts.
> Has anyone seen this?

Check your apache access logs; the browser behavior you describe  
sounds like there's an infinite redirection loop going on. Why I don't  
know, but if you can figure out what's triggering it that should help  
a bit.

> I know Apache usually can't write to the horde/config directory, but in
> previous installations Horde just told me so and showed me the contents
> of the conf.php file for me to copy.

Right, this should still happen (should).


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