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open_basedir restriction in effect. File(C:\Windows\TEMP\) is not within the allowed

Discussion in 'PHP' started by red_fiesta, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. #1
    when trying to run this code..

    Code (Text):
    1.  
    2. <?php
    3.    // Configuration - Your Options
    4.       $allowed_filetypes = array('.jpg','.gif','.bmp','.png'); // These will be the types of file that will pass the validation.
    5.       $max_filesize = 524288; // Maximum filesize in BYTES (currently 0.5MB).
    6.       $upload_path = 'c:\inetpub\wwwroot\bc\files'; // The place the files will be uploaded to (currently a 'files' directory).
    7.  
    8.    $filename = $_FILES['userfile']['name']; // Get the name of the file (including file extension).
    9.    $ext = substr($filename, strpos($filename,'.'), strlen($filename)-1); // Get the extension from the filename.
    10.  
    11.    // Check if the filetype is allowed, if not DIE and inform the user.
    12.    if(!in_array($ext,$allowed_filetypes))
    13.       die('The file you attempted to upload is not allowed.');
    14.  
    15.    // Now check the filesize, if it is too large then DIE and inform the user.
    16.    if(filesize($_FILES['userfile']['tmp_name']) > $max_filesize)
    17.       die('The file you attempted to upload is too large.');
    18.  
    19.    // Check if we can upload to the specified path, if not DIE and inform the user.
    20.    if(!is_writable($upload_path))
    21.       die('You cannot upload to the specified directory, please CHMOD it to 777.');
    22.  
    23.    // Upload the file to your specified path.
    24.    if(move_uploaded_file($_FILES['userfile']['tmp_name'],$upload_path . $filename))
    25.          echo 'Your file upload was successful, view the file <a href="' . $upload_path . $filename . '" title="Your File">here</a>'; // It worked.
    26.       else
    27.          echo 'There was an error during the file upload.  Please try again.'; // It failed :(.
    28.  
    29. ?>
    30.  
    i get this error

    PHP Warning: Unknown: open_basedir restriction in effect. File(C:\Windows\TEMP\) is not within the allowed path(s): (c:\inetpub\) in Unknown on line 0

    PHP Warning: File upload error - unable to create a temporary file in Unknown on line 0

    strange as in my php.ini file this is set..


    open_basedir="c:\inetpub\"


    why do i get this error and why cant i perform uploads?
    red_fiesta, Feb 17, 2009 IP
  2. shallowink

    shallowink Well-Known Member

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    The behaviour is correct. You haven't done anything to change the location of the Temp file for the upload. The assignment for $upload_path is for moving the file after upload. You can test it by adding

    open_basedir = "C:\Windows\TEMP\;c:\inetpub"
    shallowink, Feb 17, 2009 IP
  3. gwaashu

    gwaashu Peon

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    #3
    set open_basedir windows wordpress

    {DOCROOT};\

    add above code in plesk 10.4.x or 11.x php setting tab in the front of open_basedir

    That's it'
    gwaashu, Oct 10, 2012 IP