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Warning and errors silverstripe 3.0.5 install

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Community Member, 1 Post

6 April 2013 at 10:47pm


I try to install, SS 3.0.5 but I’m getting this error/warning..:

Warning: session_start(): open(/var/lib/php/session/sess_i1m5rak76dt7bj8rflbq6kinm6, O_RDWR) failed: Permission denied (13) in /var/www/vhosts/ on line 28

I have my own VPS, plesk..

Help met please!!


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Community Member, 254 Posts

3 May 2013 at 5:35pm

I'm not a server expert so could be wrong. But at a guess looks like the User set up for your VPS doesn't have read permission to /var/lib/php/session thus the open() fail.
You could try adding something like
to the top of the index.php file in your silverstripe installation. You might be able to get away with it in the mysite/_config.php file but I'm unsure at what point SS starts the session (before or after reading the _config file).