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#85050 (In Topic #17510)

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I'm trying to install ocp for a blind non-prof.  When I run the install I'm receiving this message and am wondering if I should continue:


An important PHP function, exec
, has been intentionally disabled on this web server. This essentially means the
PHP language isn't fully available on this server - you may not be able to use ocPortal
on it, depending on how the specific function is used.
You appear to either be on a suexec server. That's great because it means your site
will be more secure and you will not need to set the extra permissions mentioned
in the installation tutorial.
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You can probably ignore it. Some minor things may not work (e.g. video transcoding using FFMPEG, or file unzipping if PHP has no unzip extension built in), but otherwise 'exec' is rarely used.

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Thanks Chris.  Thought i probably could.  I'm running ocp on my personal site, wich is on the same server, but just haven't ever seen that message before.  BTW: While I was waiting on a response I saw where V8.01 is out, but when i went to the download page the links to download the zip file wouldn't work.
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