• We are unable to create publishing sites on our SharePoint 2019 on-prem environment, we get below error as shown on the screenshot.
  • We can create team site, however after creating teams site, if we try to activate the publishing infrastructure feature, it gives access enied error.

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Please go to the root folder get denied in your error message, right-click and security tab.

Provided network service to set read and write permission to the root folder.

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