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Turning Off PHP Safe_Mode

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by starving_artist, Apr 1, 2006.

  1. starving_artist

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    How to turn off PHP Safe Mode in Plesk for Dummies.

    This is a compilation of the information that I have found on these forums that helped me figure this out. Hope this helps some lost newbie, like me. What you need to type is in “â€

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    1. You need to access the server at it’s root, since plesk a program that runs on your server and it doesn’t have permissions to everything on your server. I lot of people tell you to use PuTTy, but I find that SSH in Plesk works fine for this.

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    2. In plesk goto: >> virtuozzo >> SSH >> enter your login/pass for root access. (A separate window will pop up with a dos like prompt)

    Must be logged in as root, and under the root directory.

    Next type this and enter: “cd /var/www/vhosts/domain.com/conf “

    (your path might be different, if it is type “locate domain.com/conf†and it will tell you the path)

    Next type this and enter: “touch vhost.confâ€

    Next type this and enter: “chmod 777 vhost.confâ€

    Next type this and enter: “exit†(don’t know if you have to exit here or not to refresh or something?)

    So, I guess all that creates the file vhost.conf and gives it permissions so that you can edit it.

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    3. to edit a file u have to use an editor ... vi or pico (I don’t know what pico is, I used vi) ... so do the following in ssh:

    “vi /var/www/vhosts/domain.com/conf/vhost.confâ€

    this opens up a “text editor†(it just turns the screen black) - press “i†for insert and then type the following:

    “<Directory /var/www/vhosts/domain.com/httpdocs>
    php_admin_value safe_mode Off
    </Directory>â€

    you can press enter after each line since your in a text editor now

    after that press "ESC"

    and after that type "!!"

    a new line under the editor pops up like this:

    :.!

    Backspace so there is only a colon “:â€

    now type "wq" and press enter

    All this put the code above into the file that we created earlier

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    4. now we need to let the “server†know about that change so it will read that file we created

    type this with out any prefix “/usr/local/psa/admin/bin/websrvmng --reconfigure-vhost --vhost-name=domain_nameâ€

    type “exitâ€

    now restart your server in plesk goto: server >>reboot

    and now safe mode should be turned off and you should all set!

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