[pmwiki-users] Invalid Page name when editing Site.SideBar
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Sat Oct 27 23:01:50 CDT 2012
If the problem is indeed mod_security rejecting posts with %'s, then
upgrading PmWiki won't help at all; it's completely outside of
See the question on mod_security in
http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/PmWiki/Troubleshooting for a few
On Sat, Oct 27, 2012 at 10:06:40PM -0400, Sandy wrote:
> I do have customized .htaccess files. Again, they used to work and I
> know so little about them that I wouldn't knowingly change them. I
> remember changing them to get clean URLs -- not related to the
> current problem. Who knows what the host might have changed.
> See my other message: it's down to style names surrounded by % %.
> Thanks again,
> On 10/26/2012 3:37 PM, Petko Yotov wrote:
> >This is not an easy one. As you have enabled diagnostics, I looked and I
> >don't see anything obvious that should go wrong.
> >The message you see only appears if the requested page name, after
> >normalization, doesn't match the regular expression for $GroupPattern
> >and $NamePattern. But yours appear the default ones, you haven't changed
> >them so it should work. It doesn't.
> >Can you edit and save another Group.SideBar page?
> >Do you have a custom edit form? Some skins come with an edit form
> >different from the default one.
> >If editing works but previewing and saving doesn't, then PmWiki has
> >trouble with the $_POST variables. Do you have in your config.php some
> >lines or including a recipe containing or manipulating the $_POST array?
> >A similar problem might also come from some incorrect setting of the
> >Rewrite rules of Apache.
> >Sandy writes:
> >>Editing works fine.
> >>Saving or previewing doesn't work.
> >>On 10/25/2012 9:18 PM, Sandy wrote:
> >>>When I try to edit Site.SideBar, it tells me:
> >>>PmWiki can't process your request
> >>>?invalid page name
> >>>We are sorry for any inconvenience.
> >>>Return to http://www.sandy.onebit.ca
> >>>I'm running pmwiki-2.2.42 .
> >>>I haven't touched the SideBar in years. I edited several other pages
> >>>tonight with no problem.
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