Installation error ojs 3.1.2 - hosting linux + db mysql

Hi @simgiallorosso,

If you put the files_dir into the web root, you’ll have to make sure that nobody is able to access it directly via the web browser (e.g. by requesting via their browser to access the files that way). You can usually do this using a .htaccess file, but the exact details will depend on your server. See e.g. this guide:

Alec Smecher
Public Knowledge Project Team