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    Thu, 24 Dec 2015


    /Admin/Apache/PHP: Best Practices for Custom PHP Parameters

    First, do not edit php.ini, instead add a file to

    /etc/php5/conf.d/

    called something like php_ini_local.ini, for instance. Place parameters you would like to customize like upload_max_filesize in there, and they will take precedence over those in the php.ini file(s). And this way php.ini will in future also upgrade gracefully to newer versions without manual intervention.

    To test parameter changes (before and after) the simple way, use PHP CLI in a terminal:

    # php -a <?php echo ini_get('upload_max_filesize'); ?> Ctrl-d

    posted at: 03:47 | path: /Admin/Apache/PHP | permanent link to this entry

    Sat, 12 May 2012


    /Admin/Apache/PHP: How to Disable PHP Errors in a Specific Apache VirtualHost

    Add this line to the VirtualHost:

    php_value error_reporting 0

    [1] http://www.php.net/manual/en/function.error-reporting.php
    [2] http://www.php.net/manual/en/errorfunc.constants.php

    posted at: 06:23 | path: /Admin/Apache/PHP | permanent link to this entry

    Fri, 09 Oct 2009


    /Admin/Apache/PHP: Increase File Upload Limit in php.ini

    (Note: php.ini changes apply to *all* PHP apps on the server.)

    If you are getting the error:

    Upload larger than maximum POST size (post_max_size variable in .htaccess or php.ini)

    There is no simple one parameter solution. I found some good posts here:
    http://www.sugarcrm.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-18546.html
    http://www.sugarcrm.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1415&highlight=3000000

    I made the following changes in /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini:

    post_max_size = 300M
    upload_max_filesize = 300M
    max_execution_time = 3600
    max_input_time = 3600

    which should present a maximum file upload limit of 300M and a timeout of one hour.

    posted at: 23:26 | path: /Admin/Apache/PHP | permanent link to this entry