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What does the error “550 Permission denied” mean?

You don’t have the necessary rights to execute this action (read, write or execute).

Solution:

You can change the file permissions on your account with your FTP client. Give enough (but not too many) permissions like write permissions when you want to edit or delete a file. If this doesn’t solve your problem, contact our help desk and ask them to verify the permissions and ownerships of the file or folder on your account.

Updated on 25 June 2020

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