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Old 01-21-2010, 08:07 PM   #1
knockout_artist
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PHP: restrict script to one dir & and to one user


Hi,

1-Can I do su - userA in php? Cam I have php run the whole script as userA.

2-Can I make php to run from a certain directory? like chroot kind of things.


Thanks.
 
Old 01-21-2010, 10:44 PM   #2
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for #2, you may find these functions useful. You can chdir or chroot if you like.

For #1, that's more tricky. The php docs on exec have some suggestions...like this one:
Code:
exec("echo 'apache' | /usr/bin/sudo -u mail -S /var/www/html/mailset.sh $name");
 
  


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