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Server makes from all ' chars /' what can i do to prevent/change that

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Our webserver changes all ' characters to '/ . How can i change this? Is this a php configuration setting?

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by:Jason C. Levine
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Hi d_rijken,

That's the server rewriting things to prevent an injection attack of some sort.  Where exactly is it happening?
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Hi Jason,

It's happening with every content. Even when we put it a wysiwyg editor. Also file uploads etc etc. But is it a server config setting?
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But how is the content getting to the server?  Form posts?  FTP?
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If it's happening with form posts, then it most likely is the magic_quotes_gpc directive in the php.ini file.
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Post to a db with a mysql escape string...
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It was the php magic quotes setting.
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