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Thread began 11/22/2011 5:13 am by mike.gallagher285858 | Last modified 11/23/2011 1:04 pm by mike.gallagher285858 | 3726 views | 3 replies

mike.gallagher285858

php.ini - I'm still a little confused

Hi Dani,

Thank you for your reply. I've contacted my hosting company (1and1) and have been given the rather lengthy reply shown below.

It's all a bit confusing for me although I can edit code, I'm just very worried I do something wrong and stop the webassist form I've finally got (after several days) working to stop.

If you have got time to have a look at this and give me any advice I'd be very grateful.

My question to them .....

How can I change php.ini?

Editing the php.ini file (recommended)

Every installation of PHP has a default or global php.ini file for the default PHP settings. Normally it is suggested to leave the default or global php.ini file unaltered and to simply create your own php.ini file wherever needed to override the default settings. You can create the php.ini file using a text editor and saving the file to the folder where the settings should apply. Please note that using a php.ini file to override the default settings will only alter the PHP settings for all PHP files in the directory where it is saved. This means that any PHP files in subfolders will not recognize the changes you've made in the php.ini file. You will have to copy the file to any subdirectories needed or created symbolic links in subfolders to the custom php.ini file.

Write each directive along with its value on separate lines. Lines starting with a hash symbol (#) are comment lines and have no effect on the settings within the file.


EXAMPLE
upload_max_filesize = 10M
post_max_size = 10M
mysql.default_socket = "/kunden/tmp/mysql5.sock"


When I log in to my hosting account with 1and1 I get as far as this before getting worried I might do something I shouldn’t

From Control Panel I click on New Local PHP settings and I’m given an option to type a description (not sure what to call this unless it is php.ini), choose php5, then I have to check On or Off for the following PHP settings (they are all currently off).

Register globals
Allow URL fopen
Allow URL include
Display errors
Zend Framework

AND FINALLY --- I have to select a directory i.e.

/.
/rapidncrprint.co.uk
/rapidncrprint.co.uk/foldernames
/rapidncrprint.co.uk/webassist
/rapidncrprint.co.uk/webassist/email
/rapidncrprint.co.uk/webassist/email/template

I just a bit wary I make a major mistake – any advice would be much appreciated.

Huge Thanks

Mike

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