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Two separate PHP-FPM sites seem to be using the same code?

I have two websites with two codebases, yet when I change one codebase, I see the change in both. I have two checkouts of the same website. They are set up to use PHP-FPM through Apache2 with FastCGI....
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Nginx + php-fpm “504 Gateway Time-out” error with almost zero load (on a test-server)

After debugging for 6-hours - I am giving this up :| We have a nginx+php-fpm+mysql in LAN with almost 100 wordpress (created and used by different designers/developers all working on test wordpres ...
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Apache vs Nginx

I have been investigating the differences between Apache and Nginx recently and am confused about which I should choose. I have done some searching but there is no definitive comparison between the ...
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What is wrong in my php-fpm configuration?

I have a 64-bit server but only 256MB of RAM. So, I moved to nginx server with fast-cgi to connect to PHP. I have PHP 5.3.6 running. The issue is that after every two or three days when I try to ...
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nginx + PHP-FPM = “permission denied” error 13 in nginx log; configuration mistake?

I've got nginx 0.7x + PHP-FPM running under PHP 5.2.10 on one RHEL5 server, but trying to duplicate that setup under the bundled-in PHP-FPM in PHP 5.3.3 on a second server, I'm having some trouble ...
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nginx fastcgi “Primary script unknown” when configuring userdir

I hate configuring nginx. It's so complicated. How do I get PHP to work in my user dirs? Here's the relevant part of my nginx.conf: location ~ ^/~(.+?)(/.*)?$ { autoindex on; ...
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Alias using Nginx causing phpMyAdmin login endless loop

Recently I've been trying to set up a web server using Nginx (I normally use Apache). However I've ran into a problem trying to set phpMyAdmin up on an alias. The alias correctly takes you too the ...
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PHP + Apache long wait time

I've run into a bit of a brick wall with troubleshooting my dedicated websever. Recently, my website spiked with the amount of request/per second and it crashed. The box original had 8GB of RAM, 8 ...
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“<handler> scriptProcessor could not be found in <fastCGI> application configuration” when accessing PHP script in subfolder

I have a configuration problem with php on IIS 7.5. It is a practically fresh install made with the MS Web PI on Win7. I created a simple php testpage. It works in the root level http://localhost/...
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Is the PHP option 'cgi.fix_pathinfo' really dangerous with Nginx + PHP-FPM?

There has been a lot of talking about a security issue relative to the cgi.fix_pathinfo PHP option used with Nginx (usually PHP-FPM, fast CGI). As a result, the default nginx configuration file used ...
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Should I impersonate PHP via FastCGI?

I am installing the latest version of PHP onto IIS 7.5 via FastCGI, and all of the instructions say that FastCGI should impersonate the calling client by setting fastcgi.impersonate = 1 If my ...
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FastCGI and Apache 500 error intermittently

I have a FastCGI (mod_fastcgi)problem. It happens every once in a while, and does not casue a complete server meltdown, just 500 errors. Here are a couple things. First I am using APC so PHP is in ...
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Multiple php versions simultaneously on Ubuntu

I want to be able to run multiple php versions on my development box running Ubuntu 12.04. What I want to accomplish is that when I use localhost as domain a default is used (let's say php 5.3.17). ...
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Error When Installing PHP5 on IIS6

I am trying to install PHP on my Windows Server 2003 machine that is using IIS6. I followed this guide for installing it, including using the binaries of fastCGI. I think I did everything correctly, ...
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PHP-CGI Started Serving Blank Pages

My PHP-CGI started serving blank pages for no apparent reason until I restarted the process. I want to know why. Unfortunately the "production" configuration file of PHP has no error_log by default. ...
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Nginx + PHP-FPM = “Random” 502 Bad Gateway

I am running Nginx and proxying php requests via FastCGI to PHP-FPM for processing. I will randomly receive 502 Bad Gateway error pages - I can reproduce this issue by clicking around my PHP websites ...
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Nginx $document_root$fastcgi_script_name vs $request_filename

I can't notice any difference if in my config file I set fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME $document_root$fastcgi_script_name; Or: fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME $request_filename; What do ...
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PHP Errors (via FastCGI) with Nginx on Ubuntu Linode

I setup LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, and PHP) on a Ubuntu 10.04 server from Linode with the following guide: http://library.linode.com/lemp-guides/ubuntu-10.04-lucid Essentially, I uploaded my PHP ...
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How do you conditionally include files in Nginx vhost?

In the lines below, I might have a site-specific configuration file that contains additional fastcgi_params unique to that site. If this file exists I want to load it. server { listen 80 ...
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How to add a pool to FPM (nginx) without reload/restart fpm itself?

Im building an environment (on a ubuntu 10.04.02 machine) to handle a website with many (should support at least 1000) subdomains, each of them served by a different FPM pool, with a different user. ...
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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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Nginx wont send POST to FastCGI backend, but GET works fine?

Not sure why, but it is happy sending a GET to the FastCGI backend (Mercurial hgwebdir in this case), but simply resorts to the filesystem if the request is a POST. Relevant parts of nginx.conf: ...
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Disable FastCGI Read Timeout in Nginx?

Is there a way to disable the read timeout for FastCGI? (fastcgi_read_timeout) Setting it to zero does not work and just causes an immediate timeout. Nginx 1.0.5 PHP-FPM 5.3.6-13ubuntu3.6 The ...
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How to debug CGI over fcgiwrap/nginx

I serve executable scripts (mainly in C) through fcgiwrap connected with nginx. Since the scripts are complied, I can get the coding errors during compilation, but sometimes I receive CGI errors ...
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nginx leads to 504 error, but my app is still running

So, we're using Node.js to power CompassionPit.com, and it's all served up by nginx. nginx is throwing a 504 Gateway Time-out The interesting thing, however, is that if I navigate to http://...
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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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What does a jagged committed memory graph mean?

We've been attempting to debug load programs on our servers, and along the way we've been looking at some graphs, like this one: (The white spaces are when the server got so hosed we couldn't ...
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Django, nginx, FastCGI - running via unix sockets, permission problems

I've configured nginx to run django site via socket: fastcgi_pass unix:/tmp/django.socket; now I'm (manually) running ./manage.py runfcgi socket=/tmp/django.socket http request results in 502 ...
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Apache 2.4 + PHP-FPM + mod_fastcgi (Problems setting up PHP-FPM)

I have been trying to get PHP-FPM to work with Apache 2.4, but mod_fastcgi does not work with 2.4. Is there any solution to this problem? I want to run it using an UNIX socket, but I cannot find any ...
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Redirect with lighttpd and fastcgi on Django App

I have setup my lighttpd in a fashion which redirects all subdomains to my primary domain in following fashion * .domain.com -> domain.com. Unfortunately when i type in a subdomain such as www.domain....