Mod_python permission denied

Simo D simone.dalmasso at
Fri Nov 7 10:37:18 CET 2008

Hi, I'm using a to write a file in a dir on the server. Mod_python
work but i get:
Mod_python error: "PythonHandler mod_python.publisher"

Traceback (most recent call last):

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/mod_python/", line 299,
in HandlerDispatch
    result = object(req)

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/mod_python/", line
204, in handler
    module = page_cache[req]

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/mod_python/", line 82, in
    return self._checkitem(name)[2]

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/mod_python/", line 124,
in _checkitem
    value =, name, opened, entry)

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/mod_python/", line
77, in build
    return, key, req, opened, entry)

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/mod_python/", line 371,
in build
    exec opened in module.__dict__

  File "/var/www/html/flood/py/", line 18, in ?

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/reportlab/pdfgen/", line
881, in save
    self._doc.SaveToFile(self._filename, self)

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/reportlab/pdfbase/",
line 218, in SaveToFile
    f = open(filename, "wb")

IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: 'wms.pdf'

The dir has the read, write and execute permissions and SELinux is disabled.
Can you help me?
Thanks in advance.
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