4.28 Web-based bulk operations fail with error 2 or error 13
When using the bulk operations part of the web interface, I get this message and the operation fails:
The CGI script was unable to upload your file to
'e:\inetpub\wwwroot\archives\upload\4792584625258591.tmp'. The error code
was 2. The upload area has probably not been configured by the
As documented, this error means that the "upload" directory has not been created. LISTSERV does not make it for you; it has to be created manually.
If the directory exists and you get an error 13 when you attempt a bulk operation, this means that the CGI program user does not have write permission in that directory. Under Windows and IIS for instance this would be the IUSR_xxx (or equivalent) user created when IIS was installed.