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4/13/2015 11:41 AM
Admin > Event Viewer is showing the following error message.

AssemblyVersion: 5.2.3
PortalID: -1
UserID: -1
ActiveTabID: -1
DefaultDataProvider: DotNetNuke.Data.SqlDataProvider, DotNetNuke.SqlDataProvider
ExceptionGUID: 10633c39-5581-4433-bc05-d8c0bf4502f7
InnerException: Access to the path '\Cache\Modules\' is denied.
FileLineNumber: 0
FileColumnNumber: 0
Method: System.IO.__Error.WinIOError
Message: System.UnauthorizedAccessException: Access to the path '\Cache\Modules\' is denied. at System.IO.__Error.WinIOError(Int32 errorCode, String maybeFullPath) at System.IO.Directory.InternalCreateDirectory(String fullPath, String path, DirectorySecurity dirSecurity) at System.IO.Directory.CreateDirectory(String path, DirectorySecurity directorySecurity) at DotNetNuke.Services.ModuleCache.FileProvider.GetCacheFolder(Int32 portalId) at DotNetNuke.Services.ModuleCache.FileProvider.PurgeExpiredItems(Int32 portalId) at DotNetNuke.Services.ModuleCache.PurgeModuleCache.DoWork()
Server Name: xxx

I have made sure that the application pool user has the modify privilege and the folder mentioned is existing in the domain. I can't track the issue down, and the error is filling up Event Viewer. Any help is appreciated.
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4/14/2015 10:56 PM
You really should upgrade to a newer version of DNN.

You likely need to reset the file permissions on the root of your website to see if that fixes the issue.


Chris Hammond
Former DNN Corp Employee, MVP, Core Team Member, Trustee Software Solutions DotNetNuke Module Development, Upgrades and consulting. a chat room for DotNetNuke discussions
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4/16/2015 6:49 AM
Hello Chris,

Thank you for the update. Is there any way to fix this without upgrading the DNN version. I have made sure that the file permissions are set properly and correctly for those folder. I have tried reset the permission for the application pool user for the entire httpdocs folder. Is there any other possibility or areas we need to check? Thank you for your help.
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