Basic Bridge Basic Bridge - 26 days ago 7
PHP Question

PHP Warning Permission denied (13) on session_start()


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How can I fix the Permission error when I call session_start()?




I'm getting the following error:

PHP Warning: session_start() [<a href='function.session-start'>function.session-start</a>]: open(/tmp/sess_49a20cbe1ef09a2d0262b3f7eb842e7b, O_RDWR) failed: Permission denied (13) in /home/------/public_html/includes/libs/ss.inc.php on line 1


The problem doesn't happen all the time, but comes and goes.

This the code at line on 1 in ss.inc.php

<?php session_start(); ?>

Answer

You don't appear to have write permission to the /tmp directory on your server. This is a bit weird, but you can work around it. Before the call to session_start() put in a call to session_save_path() and give it the name of a directory writable by the server. Details are here.

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