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Set correct permissions for PHP script to run exe on Win 08 VPS
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We are using a simple exe file that converts PDF to other formats such as .PCL, .SWF e.t.c but are having a problem getting this to run on a Windows 2008 VPS.

You can read more about the converter here:   [obscured]  /pdf-to-vector.html and I have attached the program to this post so you can test yourself.

The exe can be easily ran through cmd to test results but we are using PHP exec() function to run this on the webserver. The code we are using works on a standard windows XP machine running Apache but on the VPS we are getting 'Access is denied' message in the output.

We are not very familiar with server permissions or know where we need to apply them, so urgently need an expert with Windows 2008 servers who can both troubleshoot the problem and also knows how to call executable files from PHP scripts to help set the correct user permissions for the script and exec() function to run when called from a public URL.

The script will be part of an automated process so I'm not ...

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