[wp-hackers] Media upload problem with Flash

Jason Webster jason at intraffic.net
Mon Nov 17 01:54:51 GMT 2008

Just a shot in the dark, but: Are you using SSL authentication for the 
admin panel?? There may be conflict between that and the "Flash doesn't 
send cookie/session information properly" workaround.

Mark E wrote:
> 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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