When configuring ColdFusion MX for the Apache webserver on Fedora Core 3 Linux (FC3), you might find "Permission Denied" errors during several events, including when you try to start Apache.

This is because SELinux (Security Enhanced Linux) in FC3 is enabled, a default setting. During FC3 installation you have the option to configure SELinux as

  • Active
  • Warning
  • Disabled