[Solved] Let's Encrypt file permission error

I’m trying to solve a file permission error that might be at the root cause of this Let’s Encrypt failure (so far unanswered :frowning:)

I have administrator privileges but cannot see the debug log or any files in /var/log/letsencrypt because Permission denied.

Who owns these files, and how can I set the appropriate permissions to see them?

This permission problem might be the cause of my Let’s Encrypt failure too.


You could try sudo -i and then look at ls -l /var/log/letsencrypt with root permissions.

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Great. Thanks. sudo -i worked fine. I can now see the letsencrypt.log file.

I’m marking this as Solved and will continue tracking down the Let’s Encrypt problem in the other thread.

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