We've talked about the file system permissions, and their importance for allowing Mambo to go about its business. During its normal running Mambo does not perform a lot of writing to the files and folders in the installation. It is only really when installing new extensions, or making configuration changes, that Mambo needs access to the file system. Here we'll look at some of the common Mambo tasks, and the permission settings needed to get them working.
Whenever you need to make configuration changes, you will need to reset the privileges of the
configuration.php file to
777. After the changes have been saved, it is wise to restore these to their original values. Although Mambo can ...