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 example....
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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PECL command produces long list of errors

Currently running PHP 5.4 on CentOS 6.5. I installed the webtatic php55w package then installed PEAR+PECL without issue along with redis and mongo through PECL. Shortly after, I realized 5.5 is not ...
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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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How do I change the NGINX user?

I have a PHP script that creates a directory and outputs an image to the directory. This was working just fine under Apache but we recently decided to switch to NGINX to make more use of our limited ...
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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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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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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. /etc/...
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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 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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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 re-...
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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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How to configure php-fpm to log logs to log files configured in nginx virtualhosts

I have Fedora 16 with nginx and php-fpm. Everything is working very good. All logs with php notice,warnig error etc. are in /var/log/php-fpm/www-error.log. Is there a way to configure php-fpm to write ...
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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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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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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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Webserver randomly serves different vhosts

We've got nginx running on Ubuntu Trusty. It serves several websites over https, running on one ip address. Randomly, although it seems slightly related to work load, sometimes single requests turn ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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php-fpm: hundreds of seconds in the log

I have nginx+php-fpm web server So I've noticed in php5-fpm.log many strange lines: [03-Sep-2013 09:25:23] NOTICE: [pool www] child 23999 exited with code 0 after 321.832329 seconds from start [03-...
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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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Nginx + Php5-fpm not rendering php files

I've spent hours figuring out how to install Nginx + Ruby Enterprise Edition + PHP5-fpm and MYSQL, finally it is all installed and all seems to have started fine. But for some reason php files are ...
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Nginx throws 404 only on php scripts using php-fpm

I've installed a testing server using nginx + php-fpm. I've tried all of the following: Nginx + Php5-fpm not rendering php files nginx + php fpm -> 404 php pages - file not found When accessing ...
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different php.ini settings for various virtualhost (php-fpm)

I searched allot here on serverFault and found this solution... Including this in virtual host should work: php_admin_flag register_argc_argv = On php_value max_execution_time = 1000 php_value ...
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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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SPDY & Nginx upload issues

I have this setting: an Nginx server with php-fpm and the http://blueimp.github.io/jQuery-File-Upload/ When I try to upload a file after about 10MB it fails. This happens when SPDY is activated. ...
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How does PHP5-FPM send errors to nginx?

I've been experimenting a bit with error logging in php-fpm and nginx since I couldn't find any good explanation on the web. Most guides said I should change catch_workers_output to yes if I want to ...
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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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Nginx + PHP-FPM produce 502 bad gateway instead of fatal error?

I'm currently testing Symfony2 with Nginx and PHP-FPM. I also use Xdebug. Symfony2 comes with a Demo bundle, I wanted to test the new handling of fatal errors which comes with Symfony 2.2.0 by ...
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Nginx ignoring client's HTTP 1.0 request and respond by HTTP 1.1

I am testing using nginx/php5-fpm, with the code <?php header($_SERVER["SERVER_PROTOCOL"]." 404 Not Found"); // also tested: header("Status: 404 Not Found"); echo $_SERVER["SERVER_PROTOCOL"]; ...
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Nginx/FPM/PHP all php files say 'File not found.'

i just installed nginx 1.1.13 and php 5.4.0 on a centos 5.8 final 64bit machine. Nginx and PHP/Fpm are running, and I can run php scripts via ssh command line, but in the browser I keep getting 'File ...
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What is the difference between using upstream and location for php-fpm?

I've been searching around but couldn't find a straight answer, if someone could please clarify this, would be greatly appreciated, thanks! location ~ \.php$ { try_files $uri = 404; ...
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PHP-FPM does not automatically start after reboot

I'm running PHP-FPM and Nginx, occasionally, for whatever reason, I have to reboot the server. Once the server is running again, the nginx service automatically starts, however, PHP-FPM does not. This ...