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2012-07-23 9:45 pm EST

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Do the VPS accounts have this limitation? I installed a security extension to scan uploads among other things.

Do note that not all servers support this feature. If the uploaded files directory is blocked by open_basedir restrictions, no scanning will take place. If unsure, ask your host if they have put open_basedir restrictions which block access to the PHP uploads directory. If they answer affirmatively, this Admin Tools feature will not work unless this restriction is lifted.

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2012-07-24 9:15 am EST
Hello DaveOzric,

The open_basedir setting is turned off by default on VPS and dedicated plans, so this feature will not interfere with your ability to scan uploads.

Best Regards,
Scott M

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