403 errors - can't access nc at all!

I’ve seen no recent threads of relevance so…

Nextcloud version (according to config file)
Operating system and version Windows 10. on my computer. Host server is linux.
Apache 2.4.46
PHP version 5.6.40

The issue you are facing:
I am unable to access www.landyvlad.net/nc - my nextcloud installation.

It has been some time since I have used it so have no idea how long this has been happening. It am getting 403 errors (obviously permission issues) and the server error log (which I don;t seem to be able to copy?) shows PHP warnings and htaccess warnings - permission denied.

An earlier thread mentioned that modsecurity interferes with nextcloud and if that is in place that it needs to be disabled for that subdomain. I;ve asked my hosting provider about this and will see what they say.

In any event I am quite lost and would appreciate any assistance you can provide.

Failing that - is it possible to reupload a new set of files (without losing setup/data from before?)
If so a link to the instructions would be great :slight_smile:

Thank you

Is this the first time you’ve seen this error? (Y):

The output of your config.php file in /path/to/nextcloud (make sure you remove any identifiable information!):

$CONFIG = array (
  'instanceid' => 'emoved,
  'passwordsalt' => 'removed',
  'secret' => 'removed',
  'trusted_domains' => 
  array (
    0 => 'landyvlad.net',
  'datadirectory' => '/home/landyvla/ncdata',
  'overwrite.cli.url' => 'https://landyvlad.net/nc',
  'dbtype' => 'mysql',
  'version' => '',
  'dbname' => 'landyvla_next995',
  'dbhost' => 'localhost',
  'dbport' => '',
  'dbtableprefix' => 'oc_',
  'dbuser' => 'landyvla_next995',
  'dbpassword' => 'haha no-',
  'installed' => true,
  'updater.secret' => 'removed
  'maintenance' => false,
  'theme' => '',
  'loglevel' => 2,

The output of your Apache/nginx/system log in /var/log/____:

cant find this directory.

403 errors - can’t access nc at all!

Due to the fact that Nextcloud 14 has been declared “end-of-life” in September 2019, I would recommend to install the latest version 20 from scratch.

OK thanks. If you could point me to the instructions for doing so I’d appreciate it.

last time I used an installer (like softaculous) which I find is never ideal.

@j-ed (or anyone)

Can you point me to the fresh install instructions please?

Here you go:

Thanks mate much appreciated.