[EP-tech] Re: Permissions for eprints bazaar

Lizz Jennings e.jennings at bath.ac.uk
Mon Nov 4 11:33:48 GMT 2013

Ah thanks - I had apache and eprints in each other's groups, but hadn't 
given write permission to the group.

Seems to work now!

Thank you very much!


On 04/11/2013 10:32, John Salter wrote:
> Scratch my previous reply then (you can access the Bazaar OK).
> Sounds like permissions on /usr/share/eprints/lib/epm/
> On our systems it's owned by eprints/eprints (and our Apache runs as EPrints).
> -----Original Message-----
> From: eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Lizz Jennings
> Sent: 04 November 2013 10:05
> To: eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk
> Subject: [EP-tech] Re: Permissions for eprints bazaar
> The exact message is this:
> Error operating on
> /usr/share/eprints/lib/epm/recollect/cfg/autocomplete/: Permission denied
> I get the same kind of error (but obviously different filename) with
> other plugins.
> Lizz
> On 04/11/2013 07:50, Ian Stuart wrote:
>> On 31/10/13 10:46, Lizz Jennings wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I'm new to Eprints, and I think I've installed it all right, or at least
>>> I did until I tried to install a plugin through the admin screen and I
>>> get a message that permission is denied.  I'm logged in as the admin
>>> user, who has admin rights.  What have I missed?
>> Access to EPrints Bazaar is read-only for installing plugins, so that's
>> not going to be the actual problem.
>> I suspect its more likely to be a file-system permissions thing.... can
>> you give us the full message?

Lizz Jennings BA MSc ACLIP MCLIP (Revalidated 2013)
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The Library 4.10, University of Bath, Bath, BA2 7AY UK
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