Common Errors in Website Hosting

SSH Errors


Permissions 0644 for 'key' are too open.
It is required that your private key files are NOT accessible by others.
This private key will be ignored.
Load key "key": bad permissions
Permission denied (publickey).


Change permissions of your key:

chmod 400 keyname

Composer Errors

Error: Classes can't be found

Solution: make sure your composer.json file has the namespace app\\ connected to "app/" (don't forget the /)

After composer errors are solved remove vendor

rm -r vendor

and run

composer install


Common Errors

Error 500 (Internal Sever Error)


sudo tail /var/log/apache2/error.log

in the droplet to view the error

Error: 1364 Field 'display_name' doesn't have a default value (also happens with GROUP_BY)


  • SSH into server
  • Sign into MySQL, type: mysql -u username -p
  • Enter password
  • Type: SET GLOBAL sql_mode=''";
  • Type: exit

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