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permission denied via root access

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by oops, May 24, 2013.

  1. oops

    oops Registered

    Dec 18, 2005
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    serious issue...

    root access, dedicated box

    ssh in and "permission denied" when attempting to view my access logs



    I have an email problem, my be part of a spam bot….

    Have let the problem fester on this machine, tackling the gorilla now. Any advice, direction, and/or assistance would be greatly appreciated.
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Forums Analyst
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    Apr 11, 2011
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    Hello :)

    Are you sure you have logged in a "root" and are viewing those log files with a specific command? For example, what command are you using when you get the "permission denied" errors? Also, have you checked the permissions/ownership values on these files?

    Thank you.
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