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From "Steve" <steve...@iprimus.com.au>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Run Scripts As root
Date Fri, 15 Nov 2002 04:33:53 GMT
Yeh thats what im doing now..

----- Original Message -----
From: "Shaun Fryer" <shaun@lweb.net>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, November 15, 2002 3:28 PM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Run Scripts As root


> >         I Have a few php scripts im working on and i was wondering
> > if its possible to make apache exe some scripts as root.. so i can
> > make the php script run root commands on the server..
>
> A reasonably secure method of doing this is by writing a script which
> is executed periodically by cron. The PHP would dump some obscure
> instructions into a simple flat file or database, and the cron
> executed script would then interpret that info and behave accordingly,
> removing the corresponding references when it's done.
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