Yes we tried it in the root directory and it failed. What we had to do is put the sitemap.xml and the ror.xml file in the generator/data folder to make it work. The permissions were set on both files. If you put the .xml file in your root director how are these files suppose to work when the web display files that display these files in a web browser are inside the generator\pages\mods
It seems to me that when the xml files are placed in the domain root directory the software which is located inside the generator folder cannot find the necessary files to process the commands and you get errors.
As stated before the only way we were able to get the .html, ror.xml , sitemap.xml files to work were to put the two xml files in the data folder and build the link as follows:
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Hopefully this post will save others hours of wasted time messing with the setup listed with the software.