[wp-hackers] Media upload problem with Flash

DD32 wordpress at dd32.id.au
Fri Nov 14 22:33:34 GMT 2008

Sounds like it could possibly be mod_security: number 6:  
But WordPress attempts to disable it if it notices mod_security enabled.

Do you have access to the Server error logs? There might be something in  

On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 02:07:41 +1100, Mark E <mark at simplercomputing.net>  

> Hi,
> I'm seeing an error with the flash-based media uploader that so far I
> havne't been able to track down. With Firefox 3 and Flash 9, when I try
> to upload an image I get this error on the screen:
> At the top it says "HTTP error."
> Then download lower where it'll usually say "Crunching..." right below
> that I see this error:
> "An error occurred in the upload. Please try again later."
> This particular server is running Apache2 with PHP 5, and file
> permissions for the entire wp-content directory three are set to 777,
> and the proper subdirs to exist (e.g. 2008/11).
> I've heard that this might be due to some sort of PHP settings but I'm
> not sure about that.
> Anybody have a clue why this happens? The regular HTML-based uploader
> works fine. But not with Flash 9.
> Mark
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