> On Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at 08:26 PM, Analysis & Solutions wrote:
> > I usually run PHP as CGI. My secure files are kept in a directory
> > that's
> > not under the */docroot. Thus, they can't be gotten to through the
> > server at all. Plus, the secure files are chmoded 600 (which means
> > can be read/written only by the owner). Thereby, the only user on
> > server who can read them is me.
> Tradeoff, huh? If I understand it correctly, you can't keep the files
> outside the docroot if you're using mod_php b/c the web server itself
> what fetches the file (therefore it needs to be in the docroot). But
> mod_php is faster than CGI PHP and can handle more simultaneous
> requests. Right?
Yes you can. Apache can read any file it has access to.
Works just as well as
Where /home/user/www is your web root.
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