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Installation issue with .htaccess file

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Bless Digital

Community Member, 1 Post

2 October 2009 at 3:11pm

Hello all,

I am trying to install Silverstripe in MAMP.

This is the error I am getting from the installation process.
Is the .htaccess file writeable? User 'Joo' needs to be able to write to this file:

The file is currently owned by 'root'. We recommend that you make the file group-writeable and change the group to one of these groups:
- admin

For example:
chmod g+w /Users/Joo/Sites/silverstribe/.htaccess
chgrp admin /Users/Joo/Sites/silverstribe/.htaccess

Can you please advice me on how to resolve the issue?


Forum Moderator, 5523 Posts

2 October 2009 at 4:20pm

Not sure if the webuser on mamp (apache or maybe www-data) is in the admin group. Since it is a local host try just make it 775 (or change ownership of the file to apache)