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Problems with plugin update (6 posts)

  1. jumapili
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I have the latest version of wordpress installed. It is running on a windows 2003 server. When I attempt to download and update a plugin using the fuctionallity within wordpress I get the following error.

    Upgrade Plugin
    Downloading update from http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/ajaxd-wordpress.1.19.zip
    Unpacking the update
    Incompatible archive: PCLZIP_ERR_MISSING_FILE (-4) : Missing archive file 'C:\WINDOWS\Temp\wpu2AE6.tmp'

    I suspect this is a permission problem or something we need to install in php?

    Thank You
    Jumapili
    jumapili@jumapili.com

  2. jumapili
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    We have discovered that this was a permission problem in the temp directory we change the temp directory to allow Anonymous Internet User (IUSR) account to have permission to write to the C:\Windows\Temp\ folder.

    However the problem now when you run the update the first time you get the following error.

    Upgrade Plugin
    Downloading update from http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/dashboard-widget-manager.zip
    
    Unpacking the update
    
    Deactivating the plugin
    
    Removing the old version of the plugin
    
    Could not remove the old plugin

    If you attempt the second time you get the following error

    Upgrade Plugin
    Downloading update from http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/ajaxd-wordpress.1.19.2.zip
    
    Unpacking the update
    
    Could not copy file

    Of course this looks like a permission problem in the plugin dir I will get back to you on this after we play with the server a little more.

    Thank You
    Jumapili

  3. Samuel Wood (Otto)
    Tech Ninja
    Posted 5 years ago #

    IIS servers are always tricky. WordPress runs best on Apache servers. A LAMP stack is simplest, but WAMP stacks work pretty well too.

  4. Jon Griffith
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    English? LAMP WAMP?

    I have multiple blogs running on Windows, but only one of them causes upgrade problems.

  5. Michael Torbert
    WordPress Virtuoso
    Posted 5 years ago #

    LAMP = Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP
    WAMP = Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP

    WordPress is designed for a LAMP server.

  6. boah123
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Hi there,

    I also get this message when I what to upgrade a plugin.

    "Could not remove the old plugin"

    I use windows webserver 2003, IIS, with PHP. WordPress version is 2.7.

    I have read a lot of possible solutions, non of them did work.

    How can I find more detail about the problem? Where can I find log files? And things about temp directories and permissions?

    Thank you!

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