Magento 2 ships with an
.htaccess file in the
This is good, as it allows Apache or nginx to be configured with a web root that's more secure.
However, Magento 2 also ships with an
index.php file in the root project folder. Per previous comments from internal product owners, this is to work with web hosts that don't allow users to set a different web root.
Additionally, Magento 2 also ships with a few "mini-applications" that live off the root folder.
One is the GUI installer (
setup). The other is something called that component manager (
update), an application that's presumed to be part of Magento 2 marketplace.
Is it possible to run Magento 2 using the more secure
pub mode and still access these mini applications?
Or do you need to run Magento in the less secure "root index.php" mode to access them?