[pmwiki-users] Server Upgrade Help

David Spitzley dspitzle at wash.k12.mi.us
Wed Jul 8 07:39:35 CDT 2009

Is there any way to determine whether this configuration is being used via phpinfo or something similar?


>>> Oliver Betz <list_ob at gmx.net> 7/8/2009 2:28 AM >>>
DaveG wrote:


>In the event that anyone else has this issue, the problem seems to be 
>that the old server ran PHP under my username (as a FastCGI process) -- 
>so any files that got created are owned by my used. The new server runs 
>PHP as an Apache module, and so new files are created and owned by 

the latter solution is widespread in low cost hosting as it is fast
and simple to install. But I would never use it because it is unsecure
in shared hosting.

FastCGI/FCGI with suexec seems to be as fast as mod_php but harder to
maintain. A good hosting provider should be able to do it correctly.
For me, it's one of the the minimum requirements when I select a web
hosting service.


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