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Cannot create "catalina.out", -> Permission Denied -> When trying to run Confluence 4.0 after fresh install

root@node:~# /etc/init.d/confluence start
Using CATALINA_BASE: /usr/local/confluence/atlassian-confluence-4.0
Using CATALINA_HOME: /usr/local/confluence/atlassian-confluence-4.0
Using CATALINA_TMPDIR: /usr/local/confluence/atlassian-confluence-4.0/temp
Using JRE_HOME: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun
Using CLASSPATH: /usr/local/confluence/atlassian-confluence-4.0/bin/bootst rap.jar
Using CATALINA_PID: /usr/local/confluence/atlassian-confluence-4.0/work/catal ina.pid
touch: cannot touch `/usr/local/confluence/atlassian-confluence-4.0/logs/catalin a.out': Permission denied
/usr/local/confluence/atlassian-confluence-4.0/bin/catalina.sh: 503: cannot crea te /usr/local/confluence/atlassian-confluence-4.0/work/catalina.pid: Permission denied
/usr/local/confluence/atlassian-confluence-4.0/bin/catalina.sh: 503: cannot crea te /usr/local/confluence/atlassian-confluence-4.0/logs/catalina.out: Permission denied

2 answers

Try these outstanding commands:

$man chown

$man chmod

Be sure not to type the '$' sign (it represents the prompt).

What must I make the permissions?

Like Mahabubur Rahaman Melon likes this

the better question is why must we be piece-mealing permission for Atlassian install scripts all over the place?

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