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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How do you restart php-fpm?

I need to reload my php.ini and there's nothing in the help dialog about restarting it.
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nginx + php-fpm - where are my $_GET params?

I have a strange problem here. I just moved from apache + mod_php to nginx + php-fpm. Everything went fine except this one problem. I have a site, let's say example.com. When I access it like ...
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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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Why are my PHP files downloading instead of processing with Nginx

I have seen the same problem, and many resolutions for it pointing to adding the type handler, but that was for Apache. I am using Arch Linux, Nginx, PHP and PHP-FMP and I cannot figure out why php ...
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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 1 FastCGI sent in stderr: “Primary script unknown”

My first time using Nginx, but I am more than familiar with Apache and Linux. I am using an existing project and when ever I am trying to see the index.php I get a 404 File not found. Here is the ...
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Nginx + php5-fpm = “File not found”

I've hit a wall whilst setting up a site using nginx / fpm. The page displays "File not found", and this appears in the nginx error.log: FastCGI sent in stderr: "Primary script unknown" while reading ...
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The strange case of Mr. Time To First Byte

I've got a webserver on a Linode 1024 VPS based on Ubuntu 11.10 Nginx 1.0.5 PHP 5.3.6 (with PHP-FPM, APC) Varnish 3.0.2 And a couple of blogs there based on WordPress 3.3.1. One of them is a ...
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pecl install mongo - keeps compiling with wrong module API

Working with Ubuntu 12.04 here, nginx and php5-fpm I had mongo working well on php 5.3, then I added the ondrej/php5 ppa and updated to php5.4. It kept GD and CURL extensions, but not mongo. I ...
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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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Apache 2.4 + PHP-FPM + ProxyPassMatch

I recently installed Apache 2.4 on my local machine, together with PHP 5.4.8 using PHP-FPM. Everything went quite smoothly (after a while...) but there is still a strange error: I configured Apache ...
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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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Apache2 Proxy timeout

I have Apache2 with PHP + PHP-FPM configured according to: http://wiki.apache.org/httpd/PHP-FPM I am writing a script that will take a long time to execute on an internal Vhost, but keep getting ...
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Apache MPMs - Worker vs Prefork

I'm trying to figure out what which is the best Apache MPM I can install on my VPS. I saw some benchmarks and MPM Worker seems to perform better than the Prefork one but for some reason everyone seems ...
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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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NGINX on OSX - Performing terribly slow

I I've been trying to get NGINX up and running on my OSX 10.7 Lion computer. I have it running however simple html pages every few are taking a long time to load; for example: <html> ...
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Can I globally set $_SERVER['REDIRECT_URL'] before script execution?

I'm in the process of migrating many sites from an old to a new server configuration. Each site is based on a similar (but sadly not identical) codebase, using mod_rewrite URLs. Ubuntu 8.04 LTS => ...
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Nginx + PHP 5.3.3 (with php-fpm) - memory usage?

I recently bought Xen VPS (linode.com) with Debian 5.0 Lenny (i386), 512MB RAM. At the moment I have only three small websites (built with Drupal) with about 600 users per day in total running on this ...
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How to keep programs from source up to date?

I'm designing a new server setup for hosting multiple websites. (Shared hosting for my clients over at SliceHost.) I've recently moved away from the traditional LAMP setup and chosen Ubuntu, Nginx, ...
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Apache2 fcgid (not FastCGI) with PHP FPM

Apache2 has a built in fastcgi replacement, called fcgid. That's fine, but it lacks the FastCgiExternalServer directive, which I used to connect to the PHP-FPM. How can I do the same with the fcgid ...
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Access PHP-FPM's /status page manually (bypass Apache)

There is a PHP5.3.3 bug that won't allow me to view php-fpm's /status page via Apache2. Is there a way to manually access this data? I cannot upgrade the box (Ubuntu 10.10, php5.3.4 not supported). ...
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Working Nginx fastcgi_cache php-fpm cache and static file caching configuration?

Nginx wiki is very vague with explanation as to how to properly setup nginx with php-fpm with fastcgi_caching for sites which have cookies i.e. wordpress, drupal, vbulletin etc. I downloaded a ...
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nginx with php-fpm downloading php files rather than executing them on mac os x (local environment)

I'm having trouble getting PHP files to execute on my local development machine. I seem to have successfully installed nginx and php-fpm also seems to be correctly installed, and running but can't ...
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Blank Page: wordpress on nginx+php-fpm

Good day. While this post discusses a similar setup to mine serving blank pages occasionally after having made a successful installation, I am unable to serve anything but blank pages. There are no ...
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Increase PHP-FPM's max upload/post size

I'm running php5-fpm under Nginx on Ubuntu 14.04. I want to increase the max upload size. I have edited my /etc/php5/fpm/php.ini to have the following lines defined as below: upload_max_filesize = ...
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php5-fpm: server reached pm.max_children

I have Nginx+php5-fpm. Several times per hour my website stucks and in logfile I see the following: WARNING: [pool www] server reached pm.max_children setting (5), consider raising it. ...
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Php5-fpm Crash if much visitors

I decided to change my OP to Nginx from Litespeed because i read much about the low resource that Nginx would cost. Im running a Wordpress site with 500 users online Okay thanks Guys for that much ...
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Nginx and PHP-FPM running out of connections

I keep running into errors like these, [02-Jun-2012 01:52:04] WARNING: [pool www] seems busy (you may need to increase pm.start_servers, or pm.min/max_spare_servers), spawning 8 children, there are ...
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Is there a limit setting a php_admin_value in php-fpm?

I am trying to set a large value in the configuration of a pool in php-fpm, but at some point it just doesn't start anymore. php_admin_value[disable_functions] = ...
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PHP-FPM's chroot and chdir directory

I am setting up php-fpm with chrooting enabled. Now I see that there are two options, and I want to know what the exact difference is. The setup has: chroot = /var/www/domains/domain.tld/ ; Chdir to ...
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Setting $PATH for weberver user

I tried to add $PATH for all users including the webserver user (i.e. www-data) with different methods such as editing /etc/profile, /etc/environment, etc. In all cases, it works in terminal, but not ...
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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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Apache 2.4 with PHP-FPM .htaccess redirection

I have Apache 2.4 set up with PHP-FPM on a server. To pass from Apache to PHP-FPM I use the following: ProxyPassMatch ^/(.*\.php)$ fcgi://127.0.0.1:9001/hosting_files/site.com/admin_secure/$1 ...
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PHP5-FPM does not create unix socket directory within /var/run

I've set up my php5-fpm to bind to a unix domain socket within /var/run/php5-fpm. /etc/php5/fpm/pool.d/www.conf listen = /var/run/php5-fpm/$pool.sock The problem is that it will not automatically ...
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Odd performance fluctation with php-fpm and nginx

I'm running a load test against a web service. It's a php application running on php-fpm and nginx, with fastcgi. There is a MySQL backend being used for small reads only. Invariably, I'm seeing a ...
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Differences and dis/advanages between: Fast-CGI, CGI, Mod-PHP, SuPHP, PHP-FPM

There are few different php "wrappers"(?). What are differences between them? Tried to google some, but cant seem to find informations. (mod-php is not googleable). Why might I choose one over ...
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nginx, alias, php-fpm = File not Found

I'm trying to set up nginx with DAViCal. However, I'm getting a "File not Found" with a "FastCGI sent in stderr: "Primary script unknown" in the log. Looks like something is wrong with my aliasing but ...
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Nginx + php-fpm - Each php-fpm process 70-100% cpu when running

I have a situation in which the following is taking place: We are on linode with 8-core, 8gb of ram , 2.6 ghz - using nginx + php-fpm - we are getting extremely high graphs of cpu usage (which we ...
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PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib64/php/modules/gd.so' undefined symbol: gdImageWebpCtx in Unknown

We're running RHEL6 and just started getting this error when restarting php-fpm. PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib64/php/modules/gd.so' - /usr/lib64/php/modules/gd.so: ...
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nginx yet another rewrite or internal redirection cycle

Yet another redirection cycle, yes. Have looked at other questions, but just can't seem to get it to work. server { listen 80; server_name localhost; charset utf-8; ...
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PHP-FPM and continuos “exited on signal 11”

I've a Hp web server with Xeon E5504 2ghz and 8gb ram, with freebsd 8.2-p9 amd64, nginx 1.2.1, PHP 5.3.14, mysql 5.5.25, apc, memcached and other package installed using freebsd ports. (conf file at ...
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PHP-FPM and APC for shared hosting?

We are looking into finding a way to get APC to only create one cache per account / site. This can be done with Fastcgi (last update 2006…) but with Fastcgid APC will have to create multiple caches ...
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Cannot loopback to localhost php gateway causing nginx to timeout while setting up firewall with ufw

I'm setting up ufw for the first time. Using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on an OpenVZ VPN and have the following rules: sudo ufw allow 22/tcp sudo ufw allow 25/tcp sudo ufw allow 53 sudo ufw allow 80 sudo ufw ...
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Constantly have to reload PHP-FPM

We have a fairly heavily loaded server running nginx and PHP-FPM. We have 6 websites on this server, running PHP-FPM and nginx. Software is all vBulletin 3.8 and Wordpress. Databases are on a separate ...
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Still confused by Permissions - linux, nginx, php-fpm

I have read the canonical answer at What are the best linux permissions to use for my website? However I'm still stuck. My setup is: A developer user 'ade' who owns the directories and files that ...
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Denying folder in Nginx causing PHP-FPM to not take precedence

The title says it all, but I have a very interesting problem that I am quite confused on. Basically, I have a simple WordPress installation, and I wish to deny a folder (along with all files in the ...
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SElinux label for php-fpm sockets

I'm attempting to set up multiple instances of php-fpm to run multiple versions of php through apache 2.2 running on centos 6.5. At some point in the future this will end up in a shared hosting ...
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Apache + PHP-FPM = random “Error parsing script headers” + Seg Faults

I have PHP-FPM setup with Apache 2.4 using proxy_fcgi, all works fine, but every one in 4-6 requests, Apache returns a blank page. This happens on my main site http://danielhe.com/, but not subdomain ...
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Why is the response truncated at 16k with php + fastcgi?

I've got PHP 5.3.3 and nginx 0.8.47 compiled from source running a Wordpress blog. The RSS feed generated by Wordpress was getting truncated at roughly 16k (including header was 16k+90b). By adding ...
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nginx / php-fpm error logging

I'm trying to figure out where the PHP errors are going in my setup. I'm running nginx as the reverse proxy to PHP-FPM, but I'm not seeing the various E_NOTICE or E_WARNING messages my app is ...