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Request #80890 phpinfo should make it clear what files define local and master cofiguration
Submitted: 2021-03-19 17:14 UTC Modified: -
From: jab_creations at yahoo dot com Assigned:
Status: Open Package: *General Issues
PHP Version: 7.4.16 OS: *nix/Win
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2021-03-19 17:14 UTC] jab_creations at yahoo dot com
Description:
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Some of our hosts use cPanel and unfortunately cPanel gets a bit excessive with how many copies of php.ini files they have all over the file system. In fact the file system is a mess!

Any way I've been reviewing various PHP settings trying to make it more difficult for troublemakers to do things e.g. the request variables were set to 10,000! I called my host and they had trouble figuring out where the local settings were being defined.

I think it'd save a lot of people the headache of testing numerous php.ini files if the phpinfo() function showed a list of each local and mater configuration file (and their absolute path).

Additionally I personally don't like seeing cPanel add PHP settings to the Apache .htaccess configuration files (that is for Apache, whatever...) and I think it'd be very useful to know if any other configuration files such as Apache's configuration files were being used for anything.

Test script:
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<?php
phpinfo();
?>


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