PHP write permissions

Posted on 2007-03-27
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Hi i am using PHP on a site that needs to creat folders within wwwroot at one point it could not do this until within windows 2003 server i added IUSR_WEBSERVER write permissions to wwwroot folder!!!!

Is this the correct way to resolve this matter or is there another way?


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No, there is no other way, is it really necessary to add the files to wwwroot? Do they need to be available for the webserver? If not you could create a folder that is not accessible via the IIS, but only for the PHP script...

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is this leaving my selver open to attacks though?

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