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16 September 2010, 1:02

i was installing  mahara on my personal server and i am already done and worked on it

when i installed it on my organization server i got this message and i don't konw what it means

could any one explain what is it mean ?


[ENV] ca You have dangerous PHP settings, register_globals is on. Mahara is trying to work around this, but you should really fix it



anonymous profile picture
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16 September 2010, 2:51

Hi Wael,

This is a setting in PHP which can pose various security issues. It has been deprecated as of version 5.3.0 but in many installations remains on as default at installation time.

Information on how to turn it off is available from the php website: and


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