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Questions tagged [php-fpm]

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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 + 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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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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How to get php-fpm to log to stdout / stderr when running in a docker container

I have php-fpm in a docker container and in the Dockerfile I edit the fpm config file (/etc/php5/fpm/pool.d/www.conf) to set up access logs to go to /var/log/fpm-access.log and error logs to go to /...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 plain ...
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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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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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Why are the PHP files downloaded instead of processed by 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 caching symlinks

I have a deployment system on my web server, every time an app is deployed it creates a new timestamped directory and symlinks "current" to the new directory. This all workded good and great on apache,...
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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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How to configure PHP-FPM over NGINX to write in per-virtualhost log files

I have Fedora 16 with Nginx and PHP-FPM. Everything is working very good. All logs with PHP notices, warnings, errors etc. are in /var/log/php-fpm/www-error.log. Is there a way to configure PHP-FPM ...
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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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blank page example.com/phpmyadmin with errors in browser's console

I have installed phpmyadmin and symlinked it on my LEMP server(php 7).But when i goto hostname/phpmyadmin it returns a blank page with phpmyadmin icon on titlebar. And 3 errors in browser's console: ...
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Docker - scaling nginx and php-fpm seperately

I've been playing around with docker and docker-compose and have a question. Currently my docker-compose.yml looks like this: app: image: myname/php-app volumes: - /var/www ...
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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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How can i find out why my php5-fpm failed to start?

i get 504 gateway timeout when i try to reach my server a small check didn't find any logs on php5-fpm logs, but just to make sure, i tried to restart it. when i'm trying to restart it: sudo service ...
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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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Override php-fpm pool config values with another file

Having to customize the php-fpm pool configuration of a new server, I wonder if it is possible / allowed / recommended to have a new pool file, which name goes alphabetically after the original one, ...
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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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How to pass custom parameters to PHP from Nginx?

I'm using Nginx 1.2.4 in combination with PHP-FPM 5.4.8 with a fastcgi pass and trying to pass custom parameters to PHP. Here are the options I have found so far: using the env directive to set an ...
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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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PHP FPM gives permission denied?

I read several entries on why PHP-FPM might give me permission denied but I can not solve it. The error logs read like: 2013/04/20 23:33:28 [crit] 15479#0: *6 open() "/var/lib/nginx/tmp/fastcgi /...
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switch apache from prefork to event in Ubuntu 16, get php 7 working

Apache was running slow in production. After searching for answers for some time, I finally went to #apache IRC channel and the pros had me check the apache mode with this command: sudo apachectl -V ...
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php-fpm returning empty response to nginx

nginx is connecting to php-fpm over fastcgi, using the standard /etc/nginx/fastcgi_params in the location block. When connecting to /.status (php-fpm.ini::ping.path) from the command line with cgi-...
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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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php-fpm: help understanding start_servers, min_spare_servers, max_spare_servers

I'm trying to tune my php-fpm installation for my server, and I have trouble figuring out what to do with the pm.start_servers, pm.min_spare_servers and pm.max_spare_servers variables. I am using pm = ...
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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 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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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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Serve static content using docker + nginx + php-fpm

I'm trying to configure a php webapp using docker. The idea is to run the app using php-fpm in a standalone container and have another container that will run nginx. The idea for this setup is to use ...
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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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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/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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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 ...