wordpress backup problems with rewrite

I set up my new word press to my new Silent Server, after I moved the database and the ftp folder I had some troubles with the permalinks, this shows how to solve them.

Set Rights

navigate to your www folder, my one is at “/var/www”, then set the rigthts, user and the group:

Set rewrite

now I check if rewrite is enabled:

now open apache2.conf with:

and add this line:

now open sites-available/default with:

and change this:

to this:


After you made your changes restart your web server:

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