It's not typical of my shared server. I have no SSH, and haven't been able to find a way (yet) of browsing or accessing anything that isn't mine... yet!
Justin on 16/08/02 12:28 AM, Miles Thompson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: > I am, the provider has been instructed to close the account. I am still > wondering if this is typical for a shared environment. I'm now looking at a > virtual server solution. > > Cheers - Miles > > At 11:48 PM 8/15/2002 +1000, Justin French wrote: >> I'd be running away :) >> >> Justin French >> >> >> on 15/08/02 10:36 PM, Miles Thompson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: >> >>> This is somewhat off-topic, but has to do with shared hosting. All of my >>> experience with Linux has been on boxes where I've pretty well had the only >>> account. I'm now working on a shared system which provides SSH access. The >>> idea is to host a client's site on this system, but after a few hours of >>> exploring here's why I'm having second thoughts. >>> >>> I can move up the directory tree and see all the other users directories, >>> the contents thereof, and individual files, such as >>> "/use/home/other_user/today.html". Permissions are such that I was not able >>> to edit or copy them. (I tried.) The contents of etc/passwd could be >> listed. >>> >>> mysqlshow listed all the databases on the system; with the mysql console I >>> was able to examine the structure and contents of any of them, with a >>> couple I went further and added a table, inserted records, and dropped the >>> table. I could also insert records (which I subsequently deleted) into >>> existing tables. >>> >>> Call me naive, but is this normal, or should I bail on this arrangement >>> before going any further? It's a BSD system. >>> >>> Comments and opinions are solicited. >>> >>> Regards - Miles Thompson >>> >>> > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php