Can't create folder or change permissions as root

I am running ubuntu 13.04 and I've installed ISPConfig control panel. The server is running an Amazon AMI with an EBS share mounted to /var/www

Here are the folder permissions I am working with:
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Sep 26 15:12 ./
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Sep 26 15:11 ../
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root   30 Sep 25 21:57 snapapp.mantrais.com -> /var/www/clients/client0/web1//
drwxr-xr-x 9 root root 4096 Sep 25 21:57 web1/
 
Inside web1
drwxr-xr-x  2 web1 client0 4096 Sep 25 21:57 cgi-bin
drwxr-xr-x  2 root root    4096 Sep 25 21:57 log
drwx--x---  2 web1 client0 4096 Sep 25 21:57 private
drwxr-xr-x  2 root root    4096 Sep 25 21:57 ssl
drwxrwxrwx  2 web1 client0 4096 Sep 25 21:57 tmp
drwx--x--- 11 web1 client0 4096 Sep 26 15:10 web
drwx--x---  2 web1 client0 4096 Sep 25 21:57 webdav

If I run the following commands I get the following outputs:
root@ip-10-80-245-30:/var/www/clients/client0/web1# chmod u+w .
chmod: changing permissions of ‘.’: Operation not permitted
root@ip-10-80-245-30:/var/www/clients/client0/web1# mkdir albums
mkdir: cannot create directory ‘albums’: Permission denied
root@ip-10-80-245-30:/var/www/clients/client0/web1#

If I try and create a folder above or below web1 its no problem.
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slubekCommented:
Probably /var/www/clients/client0/web1/ has "+i" attribute (check with lsattr). In that case, do:
# chattr -i /var/www/clients/client0/web1/

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skioneAuthor Commented:
Where were you 4 hours ago ;)

I figured this out on my own but I figured I'd leave it up for someone to answer. Additionally I had to add the i property back for my apache configuration to work.
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