Re: [PHP] SESSION ID Problem.
- Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2017 12:46:01 -0400
- From: Adam Jon Richardson <adamjonr@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [PHP] SESSION ID Problem.
On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 12:39 PM, Tedd Sperling <tedd@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi gang:
> Normally when I want to start a session, I use --
> <?php session_start();
> — and this has worked for me for years.
> Starting last semester, my PHP class started having problems with session
> The problem occurs as follows:
> Student “A" runs their code (using session_start() ) and everything works.
> Student “B" runs their code (using session_start() ) and the server
> reports "Permission denied (13) in…” — AND displays the exact same session
> ID as the first student (Student A).
> Oddly enough, after a while, things work out and the server starts
> generating different session ID's for each student.
> Anyone have an ideas as to why this happens?
> Keep in mind, that both students have their own separate account on the
> school's server AND they are running their own scripts . Even my scripts
> are not immune to this problem. For example try running my script here:
> Currently, my script generates:
> Warning: session_start(): open(/var/cpanel/php/sessions/ea-php56/sess_qsabg71cg8u6i2dfgpsbmfth74,
> O_RDWR) failed: Permission denied (13) in /home/sperlt/public_html/
> citw185/examples/session-page1.php on line 3
> However, yesterday the script ran without error.
Sometimes this can mean that there are disk space issues. I've had this
issue in the past, and one of the answers on SO (by Haz) suggests the same