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Re: Getting "cannot open index file: Permission denied" error with swish-e on EL3.0

From: Vishwa Nath <vishwa_grama(at)>
Date: Wed Mar 17 2004 - 18:52:48 GMT
It works now.
I had to change 'User' settings in httpd.conf file.

Thank you,

Bill Moseley <> wrote:
On Sun, Mar 14, 2004 at 11:41:47AM -0800, Vishwa Nath wrote:
> When I invoke it from a web-browser, it gives error in db_native.c
> which eventually calls fopen(). The message with 'errno' is
> "Permission denied".

That's the exact error message?

> Now I think, it may be some access-stuff related to apache?

Well, yes. If running through the web server then you would want to 
look at the permissions related to the user the web server is running 

Bill Moseley

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