Originally Posted by rbl
> The wrong setting for the ftp user folder should not affect my ability to upload from my hard drive, should it?
I don't think so because the uploaded file goes to the files folder.
Inside the files folder, Gallery creates other folders with numbers, for example, if you are user 13, it will upload your file to gallery/files/1/3/file.ext.
That's why your files must be properly chmod'ed.
Check the files chmod and try to delete the ftp user folder settings (path and url) and if you still can't upload, then ftp is not your problem.
I created a file named "1" inside of the gallery/files folder and still get the error.
I hate to throw in the towel and ask for a support ticket at this point - any other ideas? This should not be that hard. I was able to get vba cmps and cinq's articles hack going with no problems, and those rely on having to have the correct file paths, etc., so I don't see why this is such a problem.