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Why is this mod_rewrite RewriteRule directive not working in the .htaccess file?

I've got a site that was hosted on a linux el cheapo hosting service that I'm migrating to my Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Server server running Apache 2.2.8 & PHP 5.2.5 w/rewrite_module enabled and ...
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Confirm that mysqli extension is not installed

Recently I discovered that mysqli extension is not installed in my server Centos version 2.6. I confirm it because I change the driver of db connection from mysqli to mysql and now works fine. So, is ...
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Couldn't find package php5-fpm

I'm trying to set up nginx with PHP5 and MySQL on my production VPS. The reason I chose nginx over Apache was because the VPS isn't high spec. nginx is installed, and is successfully serving static ...
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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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Setup PHP/MYSQL for chrooted jail (jailkit)

I'm running Ubuntu, with PHP5-FPM, mysql & Nginx I've just setup a chrooted jail with jailkit. Now I need to work out how to setup my php and mysql to work within the jail. Google search doesn't ...
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PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib/php5/20100525/apc.so'

I have updated my php from 5.3.3 to 5.4.31. I have a Debian 6 Squeeze. PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib/php5/20100525/apc.so' - /usr/lib/php5/20100525/apc.so: ...
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Apache + PHP in paths with accented letters

I'm not able to run a PHP enabled web site under Apache on Windows XP if the path to DOCUMENT_ROOT contains accented letters. I'm not referring to the script file names themselves but to any folder in ...
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APC and “apc.gc_ttl” :: How Low is Too Low?

I currently have my apc.gc_ttl set to 600 to help keep fragmentation down. Since apc.gc_ttl just sets the time on cache for garbage collection, I don't see any harm in keeping it this low. However, ...
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How to disallow use of disable_functions in?

I'm obviously not the first one to have this problem, but I cannot not find an answer to this situation. I want to lock down PHP a bit, more specifically the use of disable_functions. The environment ...
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$PHP_AUTOCONF errors on mac os x 10.7.3 when trying to install pecl extensions

I am trying to setup my machine with pecl_http and memcache and in both cases, I get similar errors. This is on MAC OS X 10.7.3 (lion) and I also have XCODE installed on it. I also installed Zend ...
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PHP 5.3 Not Logging

I have set error_log = "/var/log/apache2/php_errors.log" and made sure errors were being logged. I have set the file to be owned by the www-data owner and group and even set the permissions to 777. I ...
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apache not displaying php pages, offering them for download instead

we are trying to setup apache (apache 2 in this case, although apache does the same thing) and html pages display just fine, however, any php pages linked into buttons on the front page are offered ...
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Apache: How can I serve JavaScript via PHP?

I want to serve my JavaScript files via a PHP script. An example would be: If I were to request a JavaScript file called dir/my_file.js The server should redirect the request to a handler script ...
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Downgrading PHP 5.4 to 5.3 on CentOS 6.5?

I am trying to downgrade PHP from 5.5.8 to 5.3.x. I have tried this but it dint work for me. yum downgrade php The error I have got is Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, ...
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How to monitor multiple sites using one copy of apc.php?

Regarding my particular APC setup: APC 3.1.9 PHP 5.3.3/fCGI/SuEXEC Apache 2.2.15 CentOS 6.3 I would like to keep only one copy of apc.php that can be accessed via any of the vhosts on the server. ...
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Installing php5-imagick in Ubuntu 12.04 w/ ondrej packages results in dependency error

I've been trying to setup an Ubuntu 12.04 VM that is running PHP 5.4 with the imagick module. All the results I find on google say to use the ondrej packages, which for the most part works perfectly. ...
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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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APC (PHP Cache) Uptime 0 minutes, not caching

My goal is to implement APC for opcode cache for a drupal 6 production site. I have so far tested APC with several php files with and without including other php files with include_once. Also tried ...
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Monit is restarting apache2, should I fix the monit config, or the server config?

Monit is restarting apache2 frequently, based on the totalmem > 200m test in my apache2 stanza. I'm not sure that I actually have a problem, or if I should increase the totalmem test in my monit ...
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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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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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Configure php5-fpm for many concurrent users

EDIT: Added some configs and a clarification on how many is "many", as requested by anthonysomerset. EDIT 2: Added fastcgi_cache to nginx config, as suggested by SleighBoy. I run a server for a ...
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Php: How to enable blowfish hashing on a debian server

I'm trying to make blowfish hashing available to php on a debian server. Taken from the php manual on the crypt() function ( http://php.net/manual/en/function.crypt.php ), the following code checks ...
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Session variables not persistent in PHP5/Apache2/Ubuntu12

I have a website that uses session variables (in PHP) to know if the visitor is entering the website or not. If he's new, then I redirect him to the detected language. But if he's not new, you let him ...
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Is there a way to dynamically forward subdomains in NGINX?

I've done all the googling I can, but no luck. I'm trying to figure out how to create a namespace for a user, say user.mysite.com, and have that redirect to his/her folder (mysite.com/user). Is there ...
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What are these zero-length files created by Apache in the tmp directory?

Any ideas on why apache (httpd) creates these files in /tmp? I'm on Redhat 5.5 and Apache 2.2, mpm-prefork. -rw-------. 1 apache apache 0 Aug 14 12:46 filec1puD5 -rw-------. 1 apache apache ...
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500 internal server error php long running process

I am trying to run a long php process and it ends with the 500 internal server error. It executes fine for about 8 mins. I have rebooted the machine after changing the php settings. PHP Config: ...
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IP flooding despite mod_evasive?

I have an Apache 2 server running PHP5, prefork MPM, eaccelerator and modevasive. My server sometimes goes down, apparently due to flooding from some IPs. At least this is what I understand from ...
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linux + apache + mpm_worker + mod_fcgid + php5

I am using VPS based hosting for a website and found that default apache2 + prefork + mod_php is too resource intensive for my VPS to achieve acceptable concurrency. (Eating RAM) So I recently ...
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Apache serves incorrect page

To preface: this has got to be one of the strangest bugs I have ever seen, especially since it comes and goes. There exists a page called view.php and another page called save.php. The bug manifests ...
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How can I stop IIS 7.5 adding it's own redirect HTML to one issued by PHP?

I have an IIS 7.5 server configured with PHP 5.4.5 running through FastCgi. PHP is configured to return gzip encoded data if the client supports it. My problem is when I issue a 303 See Other header ...
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Upgrading PHP 5.3.6 to 5.3.8 (Windows)

Is there an easy way to upgrade from one PHP maintenance level to another in Windows (i.e. 5.3.6 to 5.3.8)? Or is the only option to rename my current install folder, and install a fresh copy? I ...
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“Unable to initialize module” fileinfo php-pecl-Fileinfo.x86_64

I have a brand new server server that I am trying to get setup up. This is a 64 bit machine that I can not install "fileinfo" or "memcache". I have uninstalled these and reinstalled them using yum ...
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Get apache2 load new PHP5

This server is running ubuntu 9.04, apache 2 and running running PHP 5.2.6-3ubuntu4.4 from the repository. I installed another a new version of PHP (5.3.1, compiled from source), I then replaced the ...
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too many 408 error codes in access log

Apache access log is showing too many 408 error codes,nearly 400 per day. x-x-x-x - - [25/Apr/2012:22:43:06 -0600] "-" 408 0 "-" "-" there are around 400 of these kind of request from different ip ...
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Enable PHP DOM extension on centOS 5.5 without recompiling

I'm trying to install the Google Data PHP Library, and the install checker is telling me that DOM isn't installed. After some googling it appeared that I needed to install php-xml, but that was ...
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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 ...
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APC does not load when calling PHP from cli

After installing APC on CentOS 5 via pecl install apc, APC does not load when PHP is called from the CLI (when called from apache, it loads without any problems). The error I get is: root@server ...
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How do you completely purge Apache, MySQL, PHP, and phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu? [closed]

I really need to completely purge my web server on Ubuntu 12.04. I have tried sudo apt-get purge apache2 php5 libapache2-mod-php5 mysql-server libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-mysql phpmyadmin (which ...
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Tips to backup ubuntu server

I have a Ubuntu server hosting a PHP5 / MySQL webapp. I also have another server (offsite) with a directory just for backups of my webapp server. Currently, I have a simple cron job which performs ...
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Unable to install PHP-FPM on Apache (Failed to connect to FastCGI server)

I have been having problem installing php-fpm for use with apache2-mpm-worker. This is the guide that I am following. According to the guide's Step 5, Alias /php5-fcgi /usr/lib/cgi-bin/php5-fcgi ...
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what does the with-layout=gnu option do?

I am compiling PHP 5.3.6 and the compile configure command I am using as a reference uses the --with-layout=GNU option. I have done some research but I can't seem to find a detail answer. Can ...
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centos cron job running php file

I have a php file under php called test.php set to run every 5th minute of the hour. When ever I run the file manually (by going to the web browser and runnint the path) it works fine. But when the ...
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Enabling Sqlite3 for php on fedora

I am trying to get php with sqlite working on my fedora server. In the phpinfo is see that ./configure was set with the option --without-sqlite3. From what I have read these means that I might have to ...
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How to Upgrade to PHP 5.5 on Windows Server 2008

What is the proper way to upgrade from PHP Version 5.4.32 to PHP Version 5.5.22 on Windows? All that I can find is how to to install. PHP is already running on Windows Server 2008 R2 64 bit alongside ...
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PECL APC install — ERROR: 'make' failed

I get the following error when running sudo pecl install apc. /var/tmp/APC/apc_cache.c: In function '_apc_cache_user_update': /var/tmp/APC/apc_cache.c:818: error: 'IS_CONSTANT_INDEX' undeclared ...
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solr php extension fails to run on newest Debian Wheezy

I'm trying to use the Solr PHP extension on the recently-upgraded Debian Wheezy. It installs both from PECL and from sources flawlessly but instead of giving me expected functionality it gives me this ...
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Is there an equivalent to Debian's cli/php.ini on Redhat?

How do you configure the command line version of PHP to have different settings on a Redhat system? On Debian based systems, php has a separate command-line version config file: /etc/php5/cli. On ...
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How downgrade PHP 5.5 to 5.4 or 5.3 on centos6

I have server running centos 6, i recently upgraded the php on the server to version 5.5 and noticed that some of the scripts in laravel framework i use are breaking. i get this error Parse error: ...
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What packages do I need to install to serve php pages from apache2 on Fedora 17?

This seems like it should be easy to answer, but as a php newbie, I can't find out what exactly I need to install. Some sites recommend just httpd, php and php-common; other suggestions include ...