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Make mod_rewrite rules process before fcgi sees the request

Is there a way to have the mod_rewrite rules in my .htaccess file take effect before PHP behind fcgi sees the request? I have an email validation link that I want to redirect from root to the login ...
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Reinstall Apache with Apache Handler over FastCGI

We are currently running apache with fastcgi. Here is what it says on our phpinfo: Server API CGI/FastCGI We need to change that to be Apache. How do I do this?
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FastCGI: comm with server … aborted: idle timeout (30 sec)

I have multiple virtual webs running Wordpress but this one started to throw errors and I am unable to find the problem. Apache says: [Tue Jul 30 14:13:40 2013] [error] [client 82.100.0.70] FastCGI: ...
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Running multiple versions of PHP under Apache, but requiring modules from .deb file

I have a setup where I've unfortunately hit a version limit between a library package required for an application, and my version of PHP. I'm now running PHP 5.4, but the module is only compatible ...
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PHP5-FPM + Apache2 on Debian Wheezy : connect() failed with FastCGI

I have this error on Debian Wheezy, I don't understand what am I missing. Logs from php5-fpm are OK. Error from apache2 log: [error] (2)No such file or directory: FastCGI: failed to connect to ...
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PHP extension is not loading when running fcgid

I need to use the libpuzzle extension for PHP, and so far I failed to make it run with fcgid. I have installed it (manually, unfortunately, because of the dependency issues) and added the extension=...
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Can I make nginx to resend the request to FastCGI after a few seconds?

My FastCGI (PHP-FPM) application may encounter a situation where it needs some time to heal itself up. I'd like to tell to nginx that it should wait a few seconds and then resend the request to the ...
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flask, lighttpd with fastcgi can't get it to work

i'm tring to deploy a simple flask script to a lighttpd server with fastcgi. this is the configuration file for lighttpd builded using the flask documentation http://flask.pocoo.org/docs/deploying/...
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Trying to install wordpress inside rails app with nginx and fastcgi

I have a rails app (let's call it myapp) running at www.myapp.com. I want to add a wordpress blog at www.myapp.com/blog. The webserver for the rails app is thin (see the upstream block). The wordpress ...
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php-fpm returning empty response to nginx

nginx is connecting to php-fpm over fastcgi, using the standard /etc/nginx/fastcgi_params in the location block. When connecting to /.status (php-fpm.ini::ping.path) from the command line with cgi-...
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What the 405 error may mean in nginx error log when migrating from Apache to nginx?

I am trying to migrate Topincs installation from Apache to nginx running on Debian Wheezy and using php-fmp. The only error I'm getting is HTTP/1.1 405 Method Not Allowed Would be grateful for ...
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nginx + fcgiwrap: how come order of fastcgi_param matters?

I'm running Debian 6.0.3 (squeeze), nginx-0.7.67, fcgiwrap-1.0-1+squeeze1. Here is the test script: #!/usr/bin/perl use 5.010; use warnings; use strict; use Data::Dumper; print "Content-Type: text/...
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Apache : use of Alias directive with mod FastCGI

The server is configured to handle php files with fastcgi : <IfModule mod_fastcgi.c> AddHandler application/x-httpd-php .php Action application/x-httpd-php /fcgi-bin/php-fpm virtual ...
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CGI permissions with NGINX & FastCGI

I'm running GitWeb (which is essentially a CGI script) on a server which also runs GitLab. My aim is to provide reaad-only access to GitLab repositories without registering people. I've pointed ...
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Website with no traffic takes 10 seconds to load with Nginx + FastCGI

Yesterday I had a working optimized Nginx install serving a website and it was really fast. Today I just did some tests with some extra changes in the config ( just adding a redirect ) and suddenly ...
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Can't get PHP files to work “File not found”

I have nginx installed on my VPS which is running CentOS 6.3 and I can't seem to get any PHP files to work. Here is my nginx.conf file:- user nginx; worker_processes 2; error_log /...
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apache+php-fpm and security in shared enviroment compared to apache+suexec+mod_fastcgi

I've been using Apache with suexec and mod_fastcgi. It starts up PHP handlers as the selected system user and listens to request via PIPES (fastcgi protocol). It works well but can't share opcode via ...
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PHP-FPM is not displayed in phpinfo()

I have installed php-fpm on Centos + Apache using this manual - http://www.howtoforge.com/using-php5-fpm-with-apache2-on-centos-6.2-p2 but PHP-FPM is not displayed in phpinfo(). And I cannot figure ...
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Nginx not parsing php when using try_files

I am basically trying to implement the Apache MultiViews behaviour so that my URLs do not require the .php extension. As far as I can see from other questions answered here on Server Fault, I should ...
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How to use abstract names of unix domain sockets with fastcgi in nginx?

I tried some perl examples of unix domain sockets using abstract names: Created a socket starting with a null character: my $socket_path = "\0wibble"; using netstat -nlp I can see the socket: unix ...
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Deploying a FastCGI application

I'm trying to deploy my Wt application with Apache and FastCGI. Here's my config file: <IfModule mod_fcgid.c> NameVirtualHost *:9091 <VirtualHost *:9091> DocumentRoot /var/...
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How do i set a open_basedir with php using fastcgi/apache2 on linux?

I tried to add this line to my virtual hosts in Apache, but failed: php_admin_value open_basedir "/var/www/users/test" My installation: root# apt-get install apache2 apache2-suexec libapache2-mod-...
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Performance issues with small dedicated plesk centos5 server

I am getting some fairly sever performance issues with my plesk 11 dedicated box, it has 8 gigs of ram, static pages load very fast, a firstbyte time of less then 0.5 seconds, however dynamic php ...
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PHP on Apache + FastCGI with multiple file extensions

Following the php documentation, I've set up PHP to work with Apache2+FastCGI with the following configuration (in httpd.conf): LoadModule fcgid_module modules/mod_fcgid.so FcgidInitialEnv PHPRC "c:/...
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Multiple VHosts with FastCGI and Suexec

I have a Debian virtual machine server which I have full control over, but I have someone who wants to host a single domain on it. This is obviously a security concern, as even if his particular user ...
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IIS and PHP with FastCGI/WinCache not seeing updated files

We have a script that regularly updates itself on a scheduled task. It downloads a ZIP, then extracts and overwrites a bunch of app files with new ones. We're seeing many cases on IIS where the ...
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FCGI and upload_tmp_dir PHP directive are not working correctly

I run PHP as FCGI! I'm setting upload_tmp_dir option as value /home/domain.com/tmp. When executed phpinfo() for double-check it's confirmed that the settings above are correct. Nevertheless, when ...
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php-cgi.exe is opening up an enormous amount of instances

I am hosting php 5.2 on IIS 8. Yes, I know that's a horrible idea, but that is reality. The server runs out of resources after our website is up for a few hours because for some reason php-cgi.exe ...
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nginx, php-fpm on diff server bad gateway (and security too)

This is somewhat of a multipart question. First and foremost, I have 502 bad gateway, but I'm sure that's just because one of these lines I have below is wrong. Second, I would love to know how I ...
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Can't Get New Instance Of RT To Start

I am trying to transplant an instance of RT 4.0.1 (with local code customization) from a CentOS 4 server to a CentOS 6 server. My problem appears to be that I can't get the fastcgi script to start. ...
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Need Apache's SCRIPT_URL equivalent in nginx + php-fpm

I'm moving a legacy Zend Framework application over to Nginx + php-fpm. Here are my relevant configs: server { listen 80; server_name *.sandbox.journalexperts.com; port_in_redirect off; ...
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NGINX/PHP-FPM cpu spikes and runaway processes

Recently I switched to NGINX/PHP-FPM to run my forums. The majority of the time, the site runs beautifully, seriously quick and I'm really happy with it. Its on a 13 core/30+GB memory instance with ...
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Why is NGINX running slow with php_fpm fastcgi_cache enabled using wordpress?

I am having a little trouble. I followed the tutorials step by step at rtcamp.com for wordpress multisite, only changing the ‘example.com’ to my domain name. I have the nginx helper plugin installed ...
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Nginx FastCGI in subdirectory only?

I have a single domain where the root is served by a python application running under uWSGI. I however need to run a PHP forum on a subfolder /forum/. I have the following in the apps-available ...
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File not found “location issue”?

I'm stuck with a File Not Found issue with Nginx and FastCGI for PHP. Could someone have a look at my conf file? server { listen 80; ## listen for ipv4 listen [::]:80 default ...
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Should I use mod_fastcgi or mod_fcgid for PHP and Django?

I would like to use FastCGI to host the program, what are the differences between mod_fastcgi and mod_fcgid? How to decide which to use?
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Unable to set php_value in .htaccess file

I am trying to set up NewRelic on my Apache2/PHP server, and have it report different applications per vhost. To do this, the php value newrelic.appname must be changed. It is defined by default in /...
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Apache prefork vs. workder - what is wrong with my settings?

I have installed PHP as an Apache module. I have had prefork running all this while. I've read that worker would consume less memory while offer higher performance]1. So, I've edited /etc/sysconfig/...
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Compiling / installing up-to-date nginx with fastcgi_cache on Ubuntu 12.04?

What is the recommended path to compile or install nginx with fastcgi_cache on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS precise that works with up-to-date nginx-common (read >= ver 1.2.7) packages? Or is there a method to ...
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Fresh installation of Trac 1.0.1 refusing to run with FastCGI

I have a freshly installed server running Debian squeeze. I've installed Python 2.6.6 and Trac 1.0.1 using easy_install. Trac runs fine when started using tracd. Now I'm trying to configure lighttpd ...
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Is it possible to tell nginx over fastcgi to pass a Connection: close header through unaltered?

TL;DR: How can I tell nginx from my php-fpm backend to a) send a "Connection: close" header and b) to not buffer my response? I have a set up running php-fpm behind nginx. In general, this works very ...
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500 errors when uploading large files with fastcgi

I am using the following setup: CentOS 5.9 Apache with Nginx proxy for static resources PHP 5.4 fastcgi When uploading smaller files, everything works fine. If however I try to upload larger ...
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how to uncompress memcached content via nginx?

I'm using memcached to store html content ready for nginx to display but I'm getting the compressed output in the browser. It works if I turn off compression in PHP but doubles the response time ...
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Make PHP-FPM Listen at 'IPAddress:Port' Instead of '/var/run/php5-fpm.sock;'

As I was load testing my site today (using blitz.io); despite lots of RAM (more than 50%) and CPU power (over 70%) available, results showed that my site started timing out at a certain number of ...
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NGINX / fascgi-mono-server4 - Multiple sites

Here is my /etc/nginx/sites-available/default: # Sample site server { listen 80; ## listen for ipv4 server_name web; access_log /var/log/nginx/web.access.log; ...
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fastcgi-mono-server with Nginx is much slower than xsp4

We started testing our MVC4 app on xsp4 server compiled with mono-3.0.3, speed was enough and we decided to set up production fastcgi-mono-server4 (version 2.11.0.0) with nginx (1.2.6-r1). Single ...
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Nginx and Nagios passing through FastCGI Handler, 403 Error

I'm currently working on the renewal of my Web plateform and switching from Apache to Nginx. So I've to test all our administrative and internal applications before doing it. Well, so far, I didn't ...
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Can lighttpd be configured to spawn it's own instances of PHP on Windows7?

Currently, this is how I start PHP and lighttpd and it works fine: start /b php-cgi -c .\php-debug.ini -b 127.0.0.1:521 start /b LightTPD.exe Once and awhile PHP crashes and I get 503 errors ...
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Understanding Nginx try_files and fastcgi_path

I'm trying to convert a very simple .htaccess file to nginx: Options -Indexes -MultiViews RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteRule ^ index.php [L] As I read on Google and ...
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lighttpd: backend is overloaded

I have a high traffic site I'm trying to maintain, but from time to time at spikes get stuck with: (mod_fastcgi.c.2900) backend is overloaded; we'll disable it for 2 seconds and send the request to ...