NOT a good idea.  You would have to run Apache as root (or whatever that
SUID stuff is all about).  I've been able to manage keeping all the users
'virtual' and not needing to hand out shell accounts.

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Subject: RE: [PHP-DB] accessing system cmds w/ PHP


: Is there a way around this? I want to be able to create system users from
my
: web site.
: JJ
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: -----Original Message-----
: From: William Fong [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
: Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2002 11:30 AM
: To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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: Just remember you will be running those commands as the web server, which
: usually have limited access rights.
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: ----- Original Message -----
: From: "Kevin Traas" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
: To: "Beau Lebens" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "'Jeremiah Jester'"
: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
: Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2002 10:38 AM
: Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] accessing system cmds w/ PHP
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: : Beau, you're such a l33t h4x0r....  ;-)
: :
: : ----- Original Message -----
: : From: "Beau Lebens" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
: : To: "'Jeremiah Jester'" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
: : Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 5:33 PM
: : Subject: RE: [PHP-DB] accessing system cmds w/ PHP
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: : > JJ,
: : > I seem to recall most people saying that the shorthand works best
: : >
: : > $output = `chmod -R 777 *';
: : >
: : > HTH
: : >
: : > beau
: : >
: : > // -----Original Message-----
: : > // From: Jeremiah Jester [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
: : > // Sent: Thursday, 28 February 2002 9:37 AM
: : > // To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
: : > // Subject: [PHP-DB] accessing system cmds w/ PHP
: : > //
: : > //
: : > // Can anyone tell me how to access linux system commands using
: : > // php. Tried the
: : > // system() cmd but no luck. Does it require a wrapper to work?Thanks,
: : > // JJ
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