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#15530 Getting Error Running Kickstart

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ktjscm

Mandatory information about my setup: No Setup yet

Have I read the related troubleshooter articles above before posting (which pages?)? Yes
Have I searched the tickets before posting? No
Have I read the documentation before posting (which pages?)? No
Joomla! version: (unknown)
PHP version: (unknown)
MySQL version: (unknown)
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Akeeba Backup version which took the backup: (unknown)
Kickstart version used to extract the backup: (unknown)

Description of my issue: Trying to resotre a backup to a new destination using Kickstart but I get this message when I navigate to the kickstart.php - - Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_CONST, expecting T_OLD_FUNCTION or T_FUNCTION or T_VAR or '}' in /homepages/4/d358776102/htdocs/acs2013/kickstart.php on line 126

nicholas
Akeeba Staff
Manager

Your server is running a very old of PHP (it looks like PHP 4). Please contact your host and ask them to enable PHP 5.3 by default on your site.

If your host claims that they're using a newer version of PHP: they are not. They most likely can use a higher version of PHP if you ask them but they don't by default.

Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

Lead Developer and Director

🇬🇷Greek: native 🇬🇧English: excellent 🇫🇷French: basic • 🕐 My time zone is Europe / Athens
Please keep in mind my timezone and cultural differences when reading my replies. Thank you!

ktjscm

Thanks.  It's 1and1 so I just added a .htaccess with AddHandler x-mapp-php6 .php and it worked.  I appreciate the quick response as always!

 

Just curious - May be off topic but do you know anything about numothersock?  The reason I ask is I'm running  a VPS though hostgator and this particular resource keeps going through the roof taking down my entire server instance.  I know you're the Akeeba guy and not my personal tech but I'm at a loss and they can't seem to help.  I just need someone to tell me how to test and possibly fix it.

 

Thanks

-ms

nicholas
Akeeba Staff
Manager

You're welcome!

Just curious - May be off topic but do you know anything about numothersock?

No idea. Doing a Google search came up with this http://forums.vpslink.com/linux/394-you-hitting-socket-resource-limits.html Maybe it helps.

Nicholas K. Dionysopoulos

Lead Developer and Director

🇬🇷Greek: native 🇬🇧English: excellent 🇫🇷French: basic • 🕐 My time zone is Europe / Athens
Please keep in mind my timezone and cultural differences when reading my replies. Thank you!

ktjscm

Thanks - Upond further research it's JCE - it's been hacked on a couple of domains running Joomla 1.5.26.

At least thats what Hostgator is saying.

 

-ms

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