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File Permissions

Pimcore requires write access to the following directories: /website/var and /pimcore.

If you know which user executes php on your system (PHP-FPM user, Apache user, ...), simply give write access to the appropriate user. Execute the following commands on the shell (eg. via SSH, …) - replace YOURUSER and YOURGROUP with your configuration:

chown -R YOURUSER:YOURGROUP website/var pimcore

On Debian systems (and most other Linux distributions) mostly the www-data user executes the php files, just execute the following commands in your install directory.

chown -R www-data:www-data website/var pimcore