client denied by server configuration: /public_html/app/etc/local.xml
I tried the following and still same error:
added this to /app/design/adminhtml/default/default/layout/local.xml
<layout> <default> <remove name="notification_security" /> <remove name="notification_survey" /> </default> </layout>
I can understand why your're trying to avoid those messages but I'll recommend you to read this doc: https://docs.nexcess.net/article/what-is-the-%E2%80%9Cclient-denied-by-server-configuration-app-etc-...