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  1. #1


    Hi every one,
    I want apache to do any root command via exec() function like this:
    exec("service mysqld restart"), I could not do that, also when i tried to copy file by using copy() php function also Icould not copy, but i can copy the empty file, I tried to write php program to copy file and I executed it by shell command #php file.php the result is file copied but when i execute the same script by browser(apache) no file copied
    may be the problem from permission I edidted visudo file and gave apache all permission but no thing changed.
    Can you help me, I sure you can

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    Linux Engineer jledhead's Avatar
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    North Carolina
    can I ask why you would want to do that? Seems a big security risk to allow apache to run commands as root. why not use something like webmin if you just want a web gui?

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    the reson is i want to design web-base interface by php to configure asterisk system and in this interface i want to relaod the asterisk after configuration but my problem is i can not do any command like reload asterisk by exec("asterisk -rx reload") as i told

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