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Error message from server: Permission denied.

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I'm using WinSCP and trying to move a virtual directory from my test vm server to my production server. But it says:

Permission denied.
Error code: 3
Error message from server: Permission denied
Request code: 18.

What should I do?

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The message indicated that your username doesn't have write permissions to do this because of insufficient permissions. You will have to contact the server admin to enable write permissions for your username for the location you're trying to move the directly. The second request code is related to the directory not being empty.

Here is a list with all the codes available within the application and their meaning: https://winscp.net/eng/docs/sftp_codes

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