PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites.

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A complicated nginx/php-fpm chroot setup

I'm running nginx and php-fpm, and I want to set up jails for each host. My setup is a little complicated, so following tutorials on the web gets me nowhere. Each site has a directory ...
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Securing PHP via open_basedir based on script path

I have several users running PHP scripts on a server and I'd like to lock it down so that their scripts can only access files in their www directory (it doesn't use linux user accounts, so there isn't ...
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Nginx PHP-FPM Basic Auth

I have nginx with php-fpm installed on Debian Squeeze. Directory tree is: /var/www/mysite index.php secret_folder_1 admin.php static.html secret_folder_2 admin.php static.html pictures ...
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php-fpm getting a “failed” message, but the processes start — ok?

I'm having a strange issue where when I start php-fpm, I get the following message: > /etc/init.d/php-fpm start Starting php-fpm ................................... failed But when I look at ...
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Directory for PHP 5 FPM socket files is deleted after reboot on Ubuntu Server

I've created a directory to store socket files for PHP 5 FPM: sudo mkdir /var/run/php-fpm. It is owned by root:root as well as core PHP FPM process. When PHP FPM is starting, it creates socket files ...
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nginx+apache2.4+php-fpm - SERVER[“REMOTE_ADDR”] and php_admin_value

I'm trying to get server work in the way nginx->apache2.4->php-fpm(via mod_proxy_fcgid) (nginx for serving static files) (I'm not sure apache is even needed now). It works but I got few questions. ...
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What is difference of PHP handler (CGI vs FastCGI vs Mod_PHP vs suPHP )?

I understand that there are four different PHP handlers out there (AFAIK). CGI (php-cgi) FastCGI (php-fpm) Mod_PHP suPHP I need to know the pros and cons of these handler and what environments ...
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Setting php values in php-fpm confs instead of php.ini

I'd like to set values in php-fpm conf files what are normally set in php.ini. I'm using nginx. I've created the following setting, but I'm not sure if this would work. php_value[memory_limit] = 96M ...
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nginx & php-fpm and custom header

I would like to pass some custom header (ACCESS_TOKEN) from client RESTful application (JS) to application server (php-fpm). I had read that nginx should pass all http headers to php, but somehow it ...
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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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APC Server Cache Fragmentation

I'm running a Wordpress site with APC and W3TC on CentOS 5.5 which gets around 10000 pageviews a day (including ajax and WP-Admin). The server is a low-level VPS and has a max of 376MB RAM. Recently ...
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Nginx/PHP-FPM long log lines get truncated

I am unsure is that is a Nginx or PHP-FPM setting, but long log lines are getting truncated. Is there a setting to increase the max log line length?
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php-fpm and nginx @ high CPU usage?

My server is with DigitalOcean with the following plan: 2 Core Processor 2 GB Memory My website is receiving thousands of visitors, however, both CPU cores are @ 100%: The issue seems to be with ...
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Passing Apache variable into SetHandler directive

I'm trying to have dynamically determined Unix socket used for different separated PHP "apps" (different sockets lead to different PHP-FPM pools) on my Apache (2.4.18) server (using mod_proxy_fcgi): ...
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PHP FPM, location nesting vs unnested for avoiding code execution

Is there any advantage using: location ~ \.php { location ~ \..*/.*\.php$ { return 403; } fastcgi_pass ...
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nginx locations and precedence (deny ignored for *.php)

I'm a somewhat experienced Apache admin in a past life, but I've decided to take the plunge and learn nginx. So far everything seems fairly intuitive, but it's clear that I haven't quite internalized ...
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Apache fast-cgi and php-fpm failing to run php file?

I have been trying to switch my server from mod php to fastcgi set up on an apache server running on osx (as a development machine). My problem is that php-fpm doesn't seem to processing the files. ...
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restarting php5-fpm on ubuntu 14.04 with chef

I have this in my chef recipe: service 'php5-fpm' do supports :restart => true action [ :enable, :start ] end However my recipe now barfs in Ubuntu 14.04, as "/etc/init.d/php5-fpm restart" ...
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unable to switch off expose_php in ubuntu 14.04 with nginx and php-fpm

According to phpinfo: Loaded Configuration File: /etc/php5/fpm/php.ini # grep expose_php /etc/php5/fpm -R /etc/php5/fpm/php.ini:expose_php = Off ...
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Save PHP opcache to Memcached

Running on small servers it would make sense offloading these as much as possible for performance. Also offloading will prevent from the server becoming a bottleneck. Therefore I use memcached for ...
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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 try_files processed twice and fails if error fallback set

I have a location block setup to catch all file requests and send them to PHP-FPM: location / { try_files $uri /routing.php?$args; fastcgi_pass ...
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Using Zend Optimizer+ with php-fpm + nginx

Note: I am talking about a component previously in Zend Server, but is now a standalone module and open-sourced, and will be bundle with PHP 5.5, it has performance/usability edge over the more widely ...
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Segfault PHP-FPM, Nginx, Freebsd

We are experiencing CPU shortage at high-load. It only happens at some point when online users are around 1300-1400 (according google analytics). We are receiving Empty Response in browser. It seems ...
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PHP-FPM chroot with chdir

I am trying to setup a site inside of a PHP-FPM chroot. My paths are as follows: chroot = /var/www/ chdir = www/ The chroot works just fine without chdir. But when I add chdir I get this error on ...
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Why Is PHP-FPM Only Using One Process?

Looking at my PHP-FPM stats page, it looks like only one process is handling all of the connections right now. My guess is that requests are being executed so quickly, thus far, that it doesn't need ...
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How to free PHP-FPM memory?

There are several discussions complaining high memory usage of PHP-FPM, without any practical approach to overcome. As I explored the problem with numerous tests, the problem is related to the age of ...
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Ever increasing mem usage by php-fpm?

It seems php-fpm is allocating more and more memory, although peaks and dips in amount of requests. Couldn't post more than one image, so I put them here. As you can see in the uri of the pictures, ...
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Per pool php.ini on php-fpm

Anyone have any idea how to do this in tittle ? Or at least something similar (enable/disable functions that are usualy in php.ini) My pool now looks like this [amar] listen = 127.0.0.1:11000 user ...
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ubuntu 14.04 Apache 2.4.7 mpm_event Files and FilesMatch not working

We recently switched our Apache 2.4.7 mode from mpm_pre-fork to mpm_event. Since then we haven't been able to get our Files directive to work. <Files "*.php"> Header set Cache-Control ...
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nginx and php-fpm “Primary script unknown”

Smells like a duplicate, I know, but I have now tried this Setup 5 Times over, and still I can't get this to work. Most of the configs are complicated with chroot and multi servers etc., but I have ...
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apache 2.4, mod_proxy_fcgi not honouring .htaccess, work around needed

I am using apache 2.4.7 with mod_proxy_fcgi for purpose of passing through php to php-fpm (this will be used for shared hosting environment). The htaccess works fine for non php files, but once it hit ...
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php5-fpm maxes out all cores (nginx+php5fpm+wordpress)

We have a 16 gig linode running with 8 cpu cores and I'm trying to debug an issue that when I try a load test that the server starts to freak out around 250 requests a second on a pretty basic ...
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Running Moodle with nginx in userdir (slash arguments)

I am moving Moodle (moodle.org) from an Apache host to a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS host running Nginx. The way the host is set up means that it will running quite a few domains where every domain (or other ...
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How to set 644 permission on php-fpm log file?

The FPM log file located in /var/log/php-fpm.log has permissions rw------- (600). Other log files have rw-r--r--. How can I configure the file permission to 644?
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NGINX + PHP-FPM + MYSQL - High CPU, Low RAM

All of a sudden our server started to act really weird, extremely high CPU usage and low RAM usage. I've never seen this before and I'm not sure what to do. I feel like if I could get the system to ...
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Can php-fpm support open_basedir set dynamically for multiple virtual hosts with a single user pool?

I am running into a problem where trying to set open_basedir dynamically under nginx (and apache) for php-fpm is "bleeding through" to other vhosts when running php-fpm as user "nobody" (for legacy ...
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Installing checkinstall on x86_64 bit

I downloaded the source for check install. checkinstall-1.6.2.tar.gz. I then tar -xzvf checkinstall-1.6.2.tar.gz Then I make. It prints this error: [root@ip-50-63-180-135 checkinstall-1.6.2]# ...
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Using a mounted NTFS share with nginx

I have set up a local testing VM with Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS and the LEMP stack. It's kind of an unconventional setup because instead of having all my PHP scripts on the local machine, I've mounted ...
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WordPress not resizing images with Nginx + php-fpm and other issues

Recently i setup a Ubuntu 12.04 VPS with 512mb/1ghz CPU, Nginx + php-fpm + Varnish + APC + Percona's MySQL server + CloudFlare Pro for our Ubuntu LoCo Team's WordPress blog. The blog get about 3~4k ...
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PHP-Mcrypt Installation

I need to install php-mcrypt on my CentOS 5.5 VPS, When I try yum install php-mcrypt, it says that it is set to be updated which implies that it is already installed. I looked in the ...
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PHP OPcache is resetting cache automatically

I started using the built-in PHP OPcache of PHP 5.6 and am facing a problem now. I set it up to use up to 1 GB of RAM, which is highly enough for my websites but it never get get it to use the full 1 ...
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NGINX Internal Load Balancing + PHP-FPM Upstream causing random double request / submission

We are having a very serious problem where during seemingly random times, we get a duplicated request that is processed by our application. Typically, a user submits a form and occasionally will save ...
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nginx & php-fpm [debug] 11: Resource temporarily unavailable

New Development The core php error logs are below, but the site specific error logs show this. The memory on my php.ini file is : memory_size 1024; so it's not php's memory limit. I've also ...
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403 Forbidden when trying to access a folder in document root of nginx

When I access index.php, it works fine. But on localhost/pset7, it gives a 403. Here is the permission log, -rw-r--r--. 1 root root 51 Jul 31 14:21 index.html -rw-r--r--. 1 root ...
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php-fpm stuck at state: Finishing

The site use nginx+php-fpm. Today, accessing some pages returns 502 state in a few seconds (different from 502 caused by php script timeout), while other pages stay in service. Status page of php-fpm ...
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Nginx & PHP-FPM - .php File not found - Can't figure out why

I have done days of reading on this issues, as admittedly, I am an Nginx newb. I have read official and unofficial documentation alike and can't seem to solve my problem. Hopefully, someone here will ...
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php-fpm keeps locking up

For some reason, php-fpm keeps locking up and/or hanging. It works for a little while, and then it will randomly just 'hang' for a long time upon trying to load a webpage. There's absolutely nothing ...
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Getting correct SERVER_PORT to php-fpm through nginx and varnish

The goal is to get PHP aware of the correct web-facing server_port. The setup is: nginx on port 443 reverse proxying to varnish on port 80 reverse proxying to nginx on port 8008 and running php-fpm ...
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php5 fpm: how do you generate core dump from segfault?

Under load, my PHP5-fpm (on 32bit ubuntu 10.10) produces segfaults like the following: kernel: [4881937.884863] php5-fpm[2638]: segfault at 4204eb41 ip 0832d235 sp bfcea5e0 error 4 in ...