Unable to import designs - docker compose

Working on importing an app via the Meshery UI following these docs.

Step 1: Access the Meshery UI

Step 2: Navigate to the Application section in the Configuration

Step 3: Upload the Application
After clicking to import the file the following errors pop up:

These are the details of the compose.yaml file for the app:

Screenshot 2024-01-18 195431

Design Type:
Docker compose


  • permission denied
  • failed converting docker compose application

What additional permissions do I need to be able to import a design?