[resolved] passthru() system() exec() is disabled (5 posts)

  1. SystemN
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hello everyone :),

    I have a security problem with this plugin.

    As far as I know and as I have found on the internet these functions may be a malicious and potential opportunities for a hacker attack. So my hosting provider of security reasons disabled.

    Can someone help me with this, the plugin is so good

    Thank you,


  2. breeze76
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I am having the same problem... any help??

  3. xhoun
    Posted 2 years ago #

    same problem here, please help.

  4. Lester Chan
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    If it is disabled you need a plugin that uses PHP to generate the backup rather than the native mysqldump, try WP-DB-Backup

  5. Nadeem Khan
    Posted 2 years ago #

    WP-DB-Backup itself needs both the functions because it too displays this error:

    Checking PHP Functions (passthru(), system() and exec()) ...
    passthru() disabled.
    system() disabled.
    exec() enabled.

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