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[nycphp-talk] Remote addess

Anthony Wlodarski ant92083 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 10:46:06 EDT 2009


Well not to beat on a dead horse but has anyone ever found a good use for
this (Other than Michele's need for this.)?  I have never designed/developed
any piece of software in PHP to access its code base via an external server.

-Anthony

On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 9:04 AM, Michele Waldman <mmwaldman at nyc.rr.com>wrote:

> This was one of the narrow circumstances where it might be a very practical
> idea because we're dealing with over 800 portals.  There was some
> nervousness over the decision.  But, it would have made maintenance
> practical.
>
> But, some of the code contained ajax, so we couldn't do it, anyway, which
> sucks for the person maintaining the portals.
>
> Michele
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: talk-bounces at lists.nyphp.org [mailto:talk-bounces at lists.nyphp.org]
> > On Behalf Of Tim Lieberman
> > Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2009 3:40 AM
> > To: NYPHP Talk
> > Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] Remote addess
> >
> > On Apr 29, 2009, at 10:53 PM, John Campbell wrote:
> >
> > > On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 8:21 PM, Michele Waldman
> > > <mmwaldman at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> > >> Does anyone know how to configure the server to allow remote access?
> > >
> > > There is never a valid reason to include remote files, but if you
> > > really want to do it, just enable allow_url_fopen and
> > > allow_url_include
> >
> > That's almost always right.
> >
> > Aside from some very, very narrow circumstances, this is a bad, bad,
> > bad, idea.
> >
> > Even when it's not an awful idea, it should still make you very nervous.
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Anthony W.
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