I have a simple apache2 server set up on my raspberry pi to run a local website at home.

I'd like to be able to use PHP to read the contents of other folders on the Raspberry Pi, outside of the specified wwwroot.

I actually keep my wwwroot in my samba drive on the raspberry pi, located in:


I'd like to be able to access other folders in the /network-drive directory using PHP scripts inside the website folder.

Is this possible? I tried disabling open_basedir in php.ini, but that didn't change anything!

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Works fine on my default LAMP setup on raspbian. DocumentRoot is default /var/www/html, permissions on /storage is 755 and /storage/test is 644


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