Does your web-host permit you to execute system commands? For system
security, most will not.
From: Ric Manalac [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2001 5:46 AM
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: [PHP-DB] executing system commands
i'm a newbiew php developer. i'm trying to
execute a system command in one of my
php scripts. what i would like to do is to
create a directory. my code goes like this:
// chunk of code starts here
$directory = generate_sessionid();
$command = "mkdir /home/httpd/html/miroku/downloads/$directory";
// chunk of code ends here
generate_sessionid() is a function that
generates a string that contains 16 random
integers (0-9). i want to use that random string
as the name of the directory that i'm creating.
i checked php3.ini if safe mode is on but it is
set to Off. thanks in advance!
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