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The path is not writable

The path is not writable

Where does magento get its path? It is trying to write recursively on /var/www/magento/var/www/magento

 

 

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Re: The path is not writable

What are you attempting to do when you encounter this error? This is a simple permissions error, make sure the apache/nginx user who is attempting to write to the directory has write access.

I ran into this same exact error when generating an xml file to the pub/ directory, and all the permissions seemed correct. Why couldn't it write the sitemap to the pub/ directory? I had access! After some digging, the error was being triggered when adding the sitemap to the robots.txt at the root, and I did not have write access to the root. Keep this in mind when troubleshooting permissions error, you may have to dig a bit based on what you are doing.