The problem is that your webserver is not running as "you"'s
running under a common user (probably nobody or apache) and that user
does not--and cannot--have access to your folder for security reasons.

You can try creating the directory through ftp via PHP.

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On Fri, 2002-11-08 at 21:11, Edward Peloke wrote:
> I have been using the mkdir function sucessfully on my windows test machine, but 
>when I uploaded my pages to my hosting server (which is linux) I get a permission 
>error when the mkdir function is called.  I know I can create directories because I 
>can do it fine when I am using ws-ftp uploading pages...any ideas?  Here is the mkdir 
> mkdir("$uname",0777);
> Thanks,
> Eddie

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