I have changed the user Apache runs under and am getting the following when trying to use sessions in PHP:

Warning: Unknown: open(/var/lib/php/session/sess_phbfugace53ngs8kt9pdgovf21, O_RDWR) failed: Permission denied (13) in Unknown on line 0

Warning: Unknown: Failed to write session data (files). Please verify that the current setting of session.save_path is correct (/var/lib/php/session) in Unknown on line 0

I ran chown myuser /var/lib/php/session and still get the error. What else do I need to do?


Ok, managed to sort this with chown myuser /var/lib/php/session -R

  • +1 for answering your own question – cpbills Jun 5 '11 at 22:40

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