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Error with session_start

Posted: August 7, 2012 at 1:35 am


Marko Geisler

August 7, 2012 at 1:35 am

Hey there,

other night, there came this error up:

Warning: session_start() [function.session-start]: open(/var/tmp/xx, O_RDWR) failed: Permission denied (13) in /xx/wordpress/wp-content/plugins/event-espresso/espresso.php on line 50

Already tried deactivating and reactivating EE, but that doesnt solved the problem.

Can one help me out?

Best regards, Marko

  • This topic was modified 7 years, 4 months ago by  Josh. Reason: removed server info


Josh

  • Support Staff

August 7, 2012 at 4:44 am

Hi Marko,

The error indicates that PHP cannot write session data to the /var/tmp/xx directory. This could mean that the www user does not have write permissions there, or I’ve seen it before where someone had deleted it. You could try contacting your host to see if it’s either of the two, or change the session_save_path in php.ini.

Additional reference: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6821532/php-warning-permission-denied-13-on-session-start


Marko Geisler

August 7, 2012 at 3:33 pm

Hey Josh,

thanks for your answer. The problem disappeared without any action from me. Think you’re right that the problem was my hosting company.

Thanks for your help!

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