News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Ilia Alshanetsky's Blog:
Beware of the default Apache 2 config for PHP
August 31, 2010 @ 09:38:57

Ilia Alshanetsky has a suggestion for those setting up PHP and Apache2 for the first time - beware of the default configuration!

About a week ago, I was doing some upgrades on my development machine and came across a rather nasty issue when it comes to how .php(s) files are associated with PHP in Apache. It seems that a number of distros including Gentoo (which is what I was using) are using the [same] configuration directive to make the PHP module parse PHP files

The problem comes from their use of "AddHandler" versus "AddType" when telling Apache which files to parse as PHP. The first allows anything with ".php" in its filename to be parsed while the second limits it to just files ending in ".php". Check your configuration to ensure you're not open to this issue, especially if there's scripts/files outside of your control.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
apache2 configuration problem parse addhandler addtype


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Marcus Bointon's Blog: Compiling wkhtmltopdf on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

Charles Spraggs' Blog: How does configuration work in ZF2?

PHP-GTK Community Site: Gul 2.0 on the way

dynaTrace Blog: Top 10 Performance Problems taken from Zappos, Monster, Thomson and Co

Gonzalo Ayuso's Blog: Using PHP classes to store configuration data


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


framework application api developer configure community laravel introduction list wordpress threedevsandamaybe interview code language bugfix series library podcast release project

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework