I need to create a design package for a site collection,
but when I try to create it (from Design Manager), I get a

403 Forbidden Error

I am site collection administrator.

1 Answer 1


The application pool account did not have permission on the SharePoint Config database.
Adding the permission for the application pool user solved my problem.

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