I'm trying to help a friend migrate his magento site to a new host. I exported the DB, zipped the site files and moved everything over. There was a hiccup with the SQL on import, but I found a fix.
The DNS propagated and the front end works great, but the admin gives: https://sitedomain.com/index.php/admin. I try just /admin, and it redirects to that with this error:
The server can not find the requested page:
sitedomain.com/index.php/admin (port 443)
I've tried every fix you can find via google - running this:
SET FOREIGN_KEY_CHECKS=0; UPDATE `core_store` SET store_id = 0 WHERE code='admin'; UPDATE `core_store_group` SET group_id = 0 WHERE name='Default'; UPDATE `core_website` SET website_id = 0 WHERE code='admin'; UPDATE `customer_group` SET customer_group_id = 0 WHERE customer_group_code='NOT LOGGED IN'; SET FOREIGN_KEY_CHECKS=1;
...clearing caches, setting admin SSL to 0 from 1, nothing.