Display a session file

Posted on 2003-03-20
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2009-07-29
In the development of my application, I have created a cool on/off function display for the administrative users of the site to be able to view detailed debug information in an effort to assist in the issue resolution. Having said this, I am wnating a simple way to show all current Session Variables which are set in the current session. These session variables are set when the user logs in and remain in effect till the user logs off.

My attempts have included the following;

 $f = file_get_contents( "/tmp/".session_id() );
 echo $f;

Warning: file_get_contents(/tmp/9a0553cdfcc15ff7f1e4bdf7722b282b) [function.file-get-contents]: failed to create stream: No such file or directory in /HIDDEN_VIEW/public_html/HIDDEN_VIEW/index.php on line 17


 <? INCLUDE("/tmp/".session_id());

Warning: main(/tmp/9a0553cdfcc15ff7f1e4bdf7722b282b) [function.main]: failed to create stream: No such file or directory in /HIDDEN_VIEW/public_html/HIDDEN_VIEW/index.php on line 23

Warning: main() [function.main]: Failed opening '/tmp/9a0553cdfcc15ff7f1e4bdf7722b282b' for inclusion (include_path='.:') in /HIDDEN_VIEW/public_html/HIDDEN_VIEW/index.php on line 23

Help... what will correct this. I am the physical server owner in my facility. I mention this in case there is a config parameter that is needing to change.

Thanks in advance for your help...
Question by:Gregory Miller
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by:Gregory Miller
ID: 8175048
additional info from phpinfo();
Session Support  enabled  
Registered save handlers  files user  

Directive Local Value Master Value
session.auto_start Off Off
session.bug_compat_42 On On
session.bug_compat_warn On On
session.cache_expire 180 180
session.cache_limiter nocache nocache
session.cookie_domain no value no value
session.cookie_lifetime 0 0
session.cookie_path / /
session.cookie_secure Off Off
session.entropy_file no value no value
session.entropy_length 0 0
session.gc_dividend 100 100
session.gc_maxlifetime 1440 1440
session.gc_probability 1 1
session.referer_check no value no value
session.save_handler files files
session.save_path /tmp /tmp
session.serialize_handler php php
session.use_cookies On On
session.use_only_cookies Off Off
session.use_trans_sid Off Off

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Accepted Solution

VGR earned 500 total points
ID: 8175212
either :
foreach ($_SESSION as $key=>$value) {
  echo "variable '$key' is set to $value'<BR>";


for ($i=0;$i<count($_SESSION);$i++) echo "variable '".$_SESSION[$i][0]."' is set to ".$_SESSION[$i][1]."'<BR>";
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Author Comment

by:Gregory Miller
ID: 8175290
Worked like a champ...

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Expert Comment

ID: 8175665
de rien 8-)

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