Important note about current Wiki installation

Anderson Lizardo lizardo at
Sun Apr 11 21:24:12 PDT 2004

Hi Jeroen and Wiki maintainers,

As currently setup on, PhpWiki allows non-Admin 
users to make HTML dumps of the entire Wiki. this can suck the server 
resources (including bandwidth availability) as a dump like this produce a 
huge zip file sent over network. I tried and when I reached 10 MB of 
downloaded data I stopped it.

The fix is simple: edit /home/httpd/ and 
where it says

if (!defined('ZIPDUMP_AUTH')) define('ZIPDUMP_AUTH', false);

change to

if (!defined('ZIPDUMP_AUTH')) define('ZIPDUMP_AUTH', true);

I can fix it myself, if necessary.

Anderson Lizardo
lizardo at

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