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Create a symbolic link without root access

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jim.gilbert
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2015-03-19 10:20 am EST

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I am moving our existing website to inmotion VPS and notices that several of our PHP files have hard coded paths. Is there a way I can get a symbolic link for the path created without requesting root access? I would like to not have to based on the disclaimers in the Request Root page on your site and a symbolic link would make things much easier.
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John-Paul
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2015-03-19 10:32 am EST
Hello jim.gilbert,

Thank you for your question about a symbolic link (symlink). As long as you do not need access to anything owned by root, it shouldn't be a problem.

You can submit a verified ticket request to Live Support, requesting that we create a symlink.

If you have any further questions, feel free to post them below.

Thank you,
John-Paul

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