Asked  7 Months ago    Answers:  5   Viewed   36 times

when I uploaded the script to the server I got this error

Warning: Unknown: open(/tmp/sess_58f54ee6a828f04116c2ed97664497b2, O_RDWR) failed: Permission denied (13) in Unknown on line 0

Warning: Unknown: Failed to write session data (files). Please verify that the current setting of session.save_path is correct (/tmp) in Unknown on line 0

the error appeared when I call session_start(); although I set the permission of /tmp folder to 777 .



Change session path where you can write data or contact server administrator about /tmp problem

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
answered 7 Months ago

If you even have blank lines before the <?php tag, then you can't set headers. Your start of file, with line numbers, should look like this:

1. <?php
2. session_start();
3. header('Cache-control: private');

The message says "headers sent at line 2", so you're outputting something (a space, a blank line, whatever) on line 4 of home.php

If this file is an include, you should put your session_start(); at the top of home.php instead, and then you don't need it in this file.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
answered 7 Months ago

the php-memcached extension supports session locking

the memcache and memcached extensions look syntactically similar so it may not be too much of a headache to give it a try. (memcached has a stable version 2.1.0 released 2012-08-07).

if you are set on using memcache 2.2.7 you will most likely have to implement the lock yourself by setting some "session_is_locked" variable in your session and then releasing/unsetting it when the script is done writing to the session. Then you'd always need to check if that variable is set before continuing with any scripts which write to the session.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
answered 7 Months ago

Directory Set Group ID

If the setgid bit on a directory entry is set, files in that directory will have the group ownership as the directory, instead of than the group of the user that created the file.

This attribute is helpful when several users need access to certain files. If the users work in a directory with the setgid attribute set then any files created in the directory by any of the users will have the permission of the group. For example, the administrator can create a group called spcprj and add the users Kathy and Mark to the group spcprj. The directory spcprjdir can be created with the set GID bit set and Kathy and Mark although in different primary groups can work in the directory and have full access to all files in that directory, but still not be able to access files in each other's primary group.

The following command will set the GID bit on a directory:

chmod g+s spcprjdir

The directory listing of the directory "spcprjdir":

drwxrwsr-x 2 kathy spcprj 1674 Sep 17 1999 spcprjdir

The "s'' in place of the execute bit in the group permissions causes all files written to the directory "spcprjdir" to belong to the group "spcprj" .

edit: source = Linux Files and File Permissions

Friday, September 17, 2021
answered 1 Month ago

I found a fix, I'll put it in steps:

  1. Open LocalSettings.php
  2. Go to the bottom of the page, and enter in the following code: session_save_path("tmp");
  3. Create a directory called tmp in the folder where you have MediaWiki installed.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
answered 3 Weeks ago
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