PHP Log All Errors to a Log File to Get Detailed Information

Posted on in Categories Apache, Howto, lighttpd, Linux, php, Security, UNIX last updated July 29, 2007

PHP offers simple but effective solution to log all errors to a log fiie.
On all production web server you must turn off displaying error to end users via a web browser. Remember PHP gives out lots of information about path, database schema and all other sort of sensitive information. You are strongly advised to use error logging in place of error displaying on production web sites. The idea is quite simple only developer should able to see php error log.
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No more php4 updates after 31st Dec 2007

Posted on in Categories Links, Linux, php, Sys admin, UNIX, Windows server last updated July 14, 2007

There will be no updates after 31-Dec-2007 for PHP 4 version. According to the PHP development team ~ support for PHP 4 will continue until the end of this year only

You can easily upgrade to PHP 5 but please keep it mind that – few old php scripts may not work. Following application does works 100% with PHP 5 and MySQL 5:

a) WordPress blog software
b) Vbulletin and PHPBB forum software
c) Phpmyadmin MySQL admin software
d) Drupal 5.x CMS and many other softwares

Migrating from PHP 4 to PHP 5