USPS Curl_setopt Error - Please HELP

Hello -

I am getting error when running USPS in TEST Mode I have my user ID in place which I received from USPS

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ORIGINATION DESTINATION Address: OUR ADDRESS 470 Hollenbeck St City: OUR CITY Rochester Country: US US State/Province: NY NY Zip/postal code: 90210 14621 Shipping service: USPS Priority Mail Weight: 3 lbs Error: Authorization failure. You are not authorized to connect to this server.

My shared site is on a Litespeed server. I had the same error appear and the provider disabled open_basedir which prevented the error.