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Old 02-26-2007, 07:51 AM   #1
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Executing system commands in a php script

I have a php script in which i am executing some shell commands (e.g date, who, ping, shutdown etc) using the System command. When I run the script from command line, every thing goes fine because I have the root privileges.
But if I run the script from web browser, only those commands are executed which don't need root privilages.
How to fix it?
It might be insecure but at the moment, I am not concerned about security.

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Maybe it will work when running those commands by sudo ?
Old 02-26-2007, 09:45 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by avallach
Maybe it will work when running those commands by sudo ?
No it doesn't work.


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