Turning Off PHP Safe Mode on Your Plesk Server
By default, Parallels Plesk Panel sets PHP to "safe mode" during installation. To take PHP out of "safe mode," you need to remote connect to your dedicated server and modify the server's PHP initialization file.
To Turn Off PHP Safe Mode on Your Linux Server
To Turn Off PHP Safe Mode on Your Windows Server
- Connect to your server via Remote Desktop (more info).
- Change the line
safe_mode = onto
safe_mode = off.
- Save and close php.ini.
Once you have edited the file, you need to restart your Web server. You can restart your Web server using Parallels Plesk Panel by selecting stop/start under the Server > Service Management section.