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Re: [Fedora-directory-users] Error Initalizing Database



> >
> > > FYI: I chmod 777 the file just in case (-rwxrwxrwx 1 root root
> > > 6008801 Dec  5 12:06 backup.ldif)
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Mike
>
> I noticed that the LDIF file is /root/backup.ldif. Could it be the case that
> the GUI is running as a different (non root) user and that the /root
> directory does not have permissions for that user to traverse into ? In
> other words, if "ls -ld /root" shows the permissions as "drwx------", then
> you can either change the permissions of /root to 755 or move the LDIF file
> under a directory that is traversable by the user running the GUI. I would
> prefer the latter.

Aha, moving it to /tmp/ and running again via the GUI worked, thanks!

Mike


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