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I have a web server setup using nginx and PHP-FPM listening on a Unix socket. In my php-fpm.conf, I have specified

user = www
group = www

When I run ps aux, I can see that the php-fpm worker processes run as www; the php-fpm master process runs as root.

However, I noticed that PHP scripts are executed as root; at least that's the output of

echo get_current_user();

What can I do to run scripts as the www user? How can this even happen if the worker processes run as www?

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get_current_user() returns the current owner of the script, not the user executing it. To get the current user executing the script try exec('whoami'); or

$user = posix_getpwuid(posix_getuid());
echo $user['name'];
  • Ok... executing the commands above shows the right user (www). Now I only have to find out why I get safe mode warnings saying the script is executed as uid 0.. thanks for correcting my mistake! – fwalch Apr 27 '11 at 7:19

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