SOIS Webspace (How to) Fix 403 Forbidden Error (Try this second)
Student Webspace > Student LAMP > Student Webspace Incident
If you are receiving a Forbidden or 403 error, the permissions on your Student Workspace are not correctly set.
Correct the File and Folder Permissions
Log in to your Webspace account with FileZilla or an FTP user of your choice.
- Right click on the public_html folder in your webspace and select File Permissions.
Change the numeric value to 755. In addition to this select the checkbox for Recurse into subdirectories and select apply to directories only. After this hit OK. Let this finish running.
Right click on public_html again and change the numeric value to 644, check the Recurse into subdirectories, click apply to files only, and then hit 'OK'. Let this finish running.