-1

I can't able to remove var/cache folder. I'm using local server and accessed through ssh. How can I remove the var/cache folder by setting permission?

I have run chmod 755 -R var/* and getting the below error:

chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--6': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--6/mage---4c4_SYSTEM_WEBSITES_1': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--6/mage---4c4_CORE_CACHE_INVALIDATE': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--5': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--5/mage---4c4_GLOBAL__DICONFIG': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--5/mage---4c4_EXTENSION_ATTRIBUTES_CONFIG': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--7': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--7/mage---4c4_SYSTEM_STORES_1': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--7/mage---4c4_INTERCEPTION': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--8': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--8/mage---4c4_INITIAL_CONFIG': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--8/mage---4c4_GLOBAL__EVENT_CONFIG_CACHE': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--0': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--0/mage---4c4_CRON_GROUPS_CONFIG_CACHE': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--3': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--3/mage---4c4_SYSTEM_WEBSITES_ADMIN': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--a': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--a/mage---4c4_GLOBAL_PRIMARY_PLUGIN_LIST': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--1': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--1/mage---4c4_SYSTEM_STORES_ADMIN': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--9': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--9/mage---4c4_SYSTEM_WEBSITES_0': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--e': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--e/mage---4c4_SYSTEM_STORES_0': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--4': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--4/mage---4c4_DICONFIGF43A730BCC60DA5CA955D2AF4C707B0D': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--d': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--d/mage---4c4_SYSTEM_STORES_DEFAULT': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--f': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--f/mage---4c4_SYSTEM_SCOPES': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--c': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--c/mage---4c4_SYSTEM_WEBSITES_BASE': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--b': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--b/mage---4c4_SYSTEM_DEFAULT': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/cache/mage--b/mage---4c4_SYSTEM': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/composer_home': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/composer_home/.htaccess': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/composer_home/cache': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/composer_home/cache/files': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/composer_home/cache/repo': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/composer_home/cache/repo/https---repo.packagist.org': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/composer_home/cache/repo/https---repo.magento.com': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/composer_home/cache/.htaccess': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/debug': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/debug/db.log': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/log': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/log/system.log': Operation not permitted
chmod: changing permissions of 'var/resource_config.json': Operation not permitted
  1. OS: Ubuntu/Linux
  2. Magento Version: 2.3.2
  • try with sudo chmod -R 777 var/ pub/ – Anas Mansuri Aug 9 at 11:02
3

Run this command:

chmod -R 777 var/*
1

Try to run below command

sudo chmod -R 777 var/
sudo rm -rf var/cache
  • I have run this command and got "xyz is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported." – Siva Aug 9 at 10:59
  • try run command with root user or the user which have permissions – ASQ Aug 9 at 11:00
  • Also share your error screenshot – ASQ Aug 9 at 11:01
  • this command not for change permission. – Anas Mansuri Aug 9 at 11:02
  • see updated answer – ASQ Aug 9 at 11:02
1

Run this command

chown -f owner:group var/

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.