Open_basedir error for uploads and imports
When attempting to upload files or import contact records into CiviCRM, the following errors are displayed on the page:
For traditional apache, grep your httpd.conf (apache.conf) for "basedir" (no quotes) and comment out any open_basedir lines that reference your CRM implementation.
For any SME Server users reading this in the mysterious future, here are the steps to fix this problem using their crazy templating system:
Comment out line 19, which reads: