The web server user needs to have access to that directory. On NT, there are 2 of these users. On *nix, there is one. Giving these users access to write to that directory is not a huge risk.
koelwebdesign wrote: >hi there, >I've searched the lists and forums for a couple of days now but nope... >when I upload a file all is well, it get stored in the tmp directory, the >filename and path get stored in the mysql database, however, it won't copy >to the desired directory unless I give everyone write permissions to that >directory. offcourse I don't like this. >How do I tell php to use my username and password when copying the file from >the tmp dir to the desired dir? >Do I really have to make an ftp connection first? or is there a more simple >way? >How do you upload all those pictures to the webserver? > >thanks > >Leo Kuiper >www.koelwebdesign.nl > > > > -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To contact the list administrators, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]