When I try to place my web files into
/var/www in apache on my ec2 Ubuntu instance it is giving me an error stating that I don't have permission.
Permission denied. Error code: 3 Error message from server: Permission denied Request code: 3
How do I give myself permission to do this or what is the best way to copy files to
/var/www with WinSCP?
I was getting the same error in WinSCP. One solution is to change the ownership of the '/www/' folder using
chown. That way, you can make the user you log in with into the owner instead of 'root' being owner. I am using an instance of Amazon Linux rather than Ubuntu, but this command worked for me:
The user 'ec2-user' is the user I log in with.
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