Worked it out.
In the admin panel:
then tick the 'upload files' box for registered users.
I am away from a desktop and my nodebb forum revolving around fantasy sports broke. MongoDB wont start and I can't get proper log output from server on Android. I will give root login to senior forum member to help me. Please and thanks.
Giving away your credentials is dangerous, please do not do so.
Let us know the output of /var/log/mongodb, or what happens when you try to start mongo from the command line, thanks.