Setup: CiviCRM 4.6.4, Drupal 7.54, GoDaddy Shared Hosting.

What I Did Recently: Installed Let's Encrypt certificates, verified things still worked, created and sent out a bulk mailing, created and tested an event with online signup and payment.

What I Did Friday (6/23/17): (not completely clear of exact steps here 'cause I may have blanked while banging my head on desk... note to self, glue foam on desktop) Under Administer/System Settings/Resource URLs I changed the SSL settings to Yes and then back to No.

What Happened Next: Access Denied error trying to access ANY Administer page, pages that access creation/editing of Events, forward facing Event pages, other pages that are less important to me right now.

What I Need: HELP (please)! Event is little more that 3 weeks away and I (we) need access.

Thank you.

1 Answer 1


You can override the SSL settings in civicrm.settings.php, which will hopefully be enough to get you back in.

Add the following lines to civicrm.settings.php:

global $civicrm_setting;
$civicrm_setting['CiviCRM Preferences']['verifySSL'] = false;
$civicrm_setting['CiviCRM Preferences']['enableSSL'] = false;


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    Thank you ever so much! Solved my issue AND same-day service. BARGIN! Jun 26, 2017 at 17:45

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