Magento Connect Permissions

Last modified by Crucial on Tue, July 6, 2010 05:56
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If you access Magento Connect and it’s telling you to check the write permissions (see image below), there’s a simple way to fix this.

Open up your SSH client and go to the directory where Magento is installed. Once you are there, copy and paste the following command:

  1. find . -type d -exec chmod 777 {} \;

That will change the permissions on all the directories to writable, and you should be able to use Magento Connect now.

Magento Connect write permissions error