• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 327
  • Last Modified:

SuPHP - general question

my tech support person is suggesting we install SuPHP  on our LAMP cPanel server (PHP v5.2)

1. does this slow down general PHP execution much
2. where is a list of benefits/features that it would provide (i cannot find a list on the web)
3. one citation i found mentions that PHP users would need a php.ini in each script directory - so that would likely mean it breaks most of our clients' scripts?

thanks
0
willsherwood
Asked:
willsherwood
1 Solution
 
Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
1. Not really.  It depends on site traffic, of course but basically you are running PHP under a user's permissions instead of a higher level user.  

2. The reason you can't find it is that suPHP is not really an active project anymore.  I don't think it's been updated since the mid-2000's

3. No.  Just base the .ini of the current one for each user and the scripts should continue to work.

Why does the tech person want to install it?
0
 
willsherwoodAuthor Commented:
Hi Jason, good answers, thanks.
The tech support guy thinks that he can tell more of what is causing server loading by installing suPHP
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Get expert help—faster!

Need expert help—fast? Use the Help Bell for personalized assistance getting answers to your important questions.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now