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CakePHP Tmp Directory Permissions With IIS

I was installing CakePHP on a Windows server under IIS7 and I kept getting the error saying that the tmp directory and the tmp/cache directory were unwriteable. A quick search brought back this stack overflow post with a quick neat solution.

Add full access permissions to the “Everyone” group for the directory. I found that it had to be Everyone on the local machine instead of Everyone in the Active Directory domain for it to work.