Warning: Unknown(): open_basedir restriction in effect

Basedir restriction is set for security. This most often occurs when you are calling an app through http://serverxx.ultrawebhosting.com/~xxxxxx
When you call it from your domain name this shoud not occur.

 

The open_basedir restriction in effect error is a security feature in PHP that prevents PHP scripts from accessing files outside of a specified directory tree. This is done to prevent unauthorized access to files and to protect against cross-site scripting attacks.

The open_basedir directive is a PHP configuration directive that specifies the directory tree that PHP scripts are allowed to access. This directive is typically set by the web host, but it can also be set by the website administrator.

 

If a PHP script tries to access a file that is outside of the open_basedir directory tree, the open_basedir restriction in effect error will be displayed.

 

There are a few ways to fix the open_basedir restriction in effect error. One way is to edit the php.ini file and change the open_basedir directive to include the directory that the PHP script needs to access. Another way to fix the error is to use the chdir() function to change the current directory of the PHP script to the directory that the script needs to access.

 

If you've tried all of the above steps and the open_basedir error is still occurring, you may need to contact our support for assistance. We will be able to help you identify and resolve the issue.

 

 

  • 483 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

403 Forbidden error with Drupal after install

There are a few things you can do to fix the 403 Forbidden error with Drupal after install:...

How do I backup a MariaDB - MySQL Database?

Here are the steps on how to backup a MySQL database using phpMyAdmin in your Ultra Web Hosting...

What is the proper MariaDB - MySQL import and export format?

Sure, here are the steps on how to import and export databases using phpMyAdmin in your control...

phpMyAdmin - Error Incorrect format parameter

When importing a database with phpMyAdmin I receive the error "Error Incorrect format parameter"....

What port is MariaDB - MySQL on?

MariaDB and MySQL, two popular open-source relational database management systems (RDBMS), use...