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All issues related to LAMP stack for your Magento installation. This can include Apache, Nginx, Lightspeed or any other web server. There is a tag for MySQL so I would reserve those questions for more specific database questions. This can also include vhosts, tuning, tricks and tips.

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How should I handle session files that become too numerous?

I am acting as a sysadmin for a couple of servers that hold Magento sites and occasionally they fill up with session files. I have been told that managing these files isn't something that can be done ...
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Magento2 System Requirements PHP Memory Limit

What are the system requirements of Magento 2 regarding PHP memory limit (Resource Limits: memory_limit)? I have problems to find these informations in the System Requirements despite the second ...
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Minimum number of PHP modules needed to run Magento

We have the following Modules installed at Rackspace for the old Magento server. They have a new server I am hoping to pair this down. What are the minimum required? php54-pecl-memcache-3.0.8-1.ius....
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Magento 1.9 multiple websites on different domains

I read and viewed all things related to multiple websites for Magento, but I still cannot setup properly to handle different domains with different Magento websites. Could somebody let me know step by ...
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Limiting the size of system.log and exception.log files

I was trying to troubleshoot a problem on my site and went to look at the system.log file and it was over 1GB. The exception.log wasn't as big but it got me thinking: How do you limit the size of ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined function curl_setopt()

I'm having quite some troubles hosting my Magento website. I've always ran websites (Joomla, Wordpress) on shared hosting. However, for this Magento website they advised a VPS. After quite some work (...
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Error 404 - Can't access backend after moving to new server

I have moved my website on a new server (domain name is the same). Frontend is working properly but the admin login page gives a 404 Not Found error. Most posts about this issue suggest the solutions ...
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Magento /setup/ page is blank after installation (possible causes)? [closed]

When I'm tryin to install Magento 2 in the server it shows a blank page on installation(/setup/#/landing-install), like this image: Please suggest, what could be the issue?
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Enable KeepAlive or not?

What is the consensus on KeepAlive being on with a high traffic Magento site? It seems most people recommend having it on but then Magento states to leave it off in their Maximizing Performance and ...
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Is It Worthwhile To Use A Separate MySQL Server?

A similar question turned into opinion soup over here: So maybe there's no 'right' answer to this, but I want to check with the community. My client is about to launch a TV advert. They are expecting ...
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Apple Pay with magento Getting error

I implemented apple pay in my magento store I create button and now i want onvalidatemerchant but when I call end point I'm getting this error ssl3_read_bytes:tlsv1 alert unkown ca. I am ...
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How to set proper permissions for Magento on server?

I'm getting lot of issues with permissions. In magento admin panel: Your web server is configured incorrectly. As a result, configuration files with sensitive information are accessible from the ...
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Image CAPTCHA requires FT fonts support

After entering my username and password into the admin uri of magento I get the following error in system.log [2017-10-09 00:00:00] main.CRITICAL: Image CAPTCHA requires FT fonts support [] [] there ...
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How to secure Magento version control systems

Magento version control systems such as Git and Subversion store their metadata in hidden folders. Someone access my directory and mail me. I think I am not protecting my GIT. can anyone tell me how ...
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What permissions schema should I use when deploying Magento securely?

We run what I feel is pretty standard Magento setup: Deployed via rsync (it should also be deployable with git pull and scp/SFTP for simpler server configurations and to make developers' lives easier....
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How to move magento shop to another server

I was having my site in shared hosting, I took the entire backup, its structure is like addons homedir mysql resellerpackages suspendinfo bandwidth homedir_paths ...
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How to add another web app to a subdirectory within Magento?

We are running magento on our site www.xsmoke.com. The site is international, so we are using "/country code" - e.g.www.xsmoke.com/de/ etc. Now we would like to install wordpress in one of the ...
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Magento 2, website redirecting to localhost

I uploaded my magento 2 website from localhost (xampp) to server. I changed base url in database table but it is still redirecting to same localhost (both section frontend and admin). Is there a ...
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Magento media folder and multiple web servers

For all the Magento people running multiple web servers, how do you handle media folder? NFS each server has its own media folder and keep it in sync (lsyncd?) other "smarter" fs (glusterfs) other
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Getting “access forbidden by rule” error at magento in nginx server /app/etc/local.xml

I am getting this error for my website which is built on magento-1.9.0. 2015/07/13 05:50:44 [error] 1371#0: *491517 access forbidden by rule, client: **.***.***.***, server: www.example.com, request: ...
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Internal Server Error (500) in Installation of magento 1.9.2.1 on aruba hosting [closed]

I have uploaded all files to server (aruba.it) and saw below errors when browse the folder to install magento: Internal server error The server encountered an internal error or ...
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5000 Unique Visitors daily, 3000 return visits so 8000 total visitors daily, 1000 products, which server do i need to make magento fly

searching for the right server to host your magento site is a job in itself, I've been shopping around and some host told me i need minimum these specs on a dedicated server to make it run smooth 2x ...
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Apache Configuration. Magento Your web server is configured incorrectly

Right now I am facing some problems with my web server running Magento CE 1.9.2.1. In adminhtml I do get the security message, that says my web server seems to be configured incorrectly. I’ve done ...
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Possible Magento Hack ? Server load very high, with MySQL server has gone away end

Short story, this is what happens : This guy gets on my site like 5-6 times a day, with a different IP each time. He starts browsing alot of pages,adding products to cart, adding to compare and so ...
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Set up Magento 2 sites on the same server with another Magento 1 site

I already have a Magento 1 site but now I want to set up an additional Magento 2 site on the same server with that Magento 1 site. Is it possible to do this thing?
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How to select a filesystem for Magento?

Assuming Magento is running on Linux, you have a lot of filesystems to choose from. Off the top of my head, there's ext2, ext3, ext4, reiserfs 3 and 4, and xfs. Searching the web for "Magento ...
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Magento Server Upgrade, SSD or RAM?

I am considering upgrading my current account with my Magento host, but I need some advice about the importance of RAM, or SSD for magento. My current setup is 2GB RAM / 2 CPUs / 50 Processes, with ...
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Filename of class Varien_Data_Collection_Filesystem getting renamed to Filesystem.php.suspected

We're getting the following error: Magento Fatal error: Class' Varien_Data_Collection_Filesystem' not found Checking the cause of the error, the Filesystem.php file is is renamed to Filesystem.php....
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Invalid URI error after migrating Magento and no underscore in URL

I've migrated my Magento CE 1.7.0.2. to a new domain and have updated the local.xml and core_config_data table, web/unsecure/base_url and web/secure/base_url now contain the right urls. (Installation ...
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What are the hardware requirements for running Magento 2.0?

I have tried installing Magento on a shared hosting solution but it is unbearably slow. I have decided to host my future online store on a VPS. What would Magento experts say are the hardware ...
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With .htaccess file Server Gives error "500 : internal server error" [closed]

I installed Fresh Magento in Live Server with a subdomain (shop.example.com) And It given me error 500 : internal server error But If i delete .htaccess the site works properly Without .htaccess ...
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Can anybody explain me about following code?

Some days back I found this code in one of my application file. I am using git in my server so I can found modified file easily. I checked it but I am not getting what this piece of code does exactly. ...
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HHVM is breaking display in Manage Currency Rates

Our Magento store is running on an NGINX server & HHVM. I've noticed that when you go to System > Manage Currency Rates the currency fields are displayed in the wrong order, they've all been ...
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What is the procedure to setup Magento in Amazon web host?

I want to set up my system using Amazon Web Services as a hosting provider. Can anyone help me with the follow: What is a good starting point for setting up an AWS box? How can I configure AWS to ...
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inet_pton warning when use webserver behinds a reverse proxy

My server architecture is like below 0.0.0.0:80 => 127.0.0.1:6081 => 127.0.0.1:82 HAProxy Varnish Nginx I trace real client IP by uncommenting these lines in local....
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Catalog Product Media Cache 44 gb

My magento 2.2 site has stopped running because the server instance it is hosted on has run out of storage space, I have looked into what is causing this and found that the pub/media/catalog/product/...
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Install fails: "Storage engine MEMORY is disabled (Table creation is disallowed)"

When installing Magento 2 (with `magento setup:install), I receive the following error: ... [Progress: 16 / 557] Module 'Magento_Catalog': Installing schema... [Zend_Db_Statement_Exception] ...
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Looking for some advice in regards to hosting

We are currently moving over our website to a Magento platform and looking into what hosting we need to be able to run the store. I've ready that so many factors go into the web hosting that it's hard ...
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do I have to pay for a private server to get magento to work?

I'm new to magento and am confused about installing it (community ed.). My web provider (123 reg) are saying I need to buy a virtual private server because the memory requirement needs to be on a ...
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Magento 2 : Composer runs out of memory

I am trying to install instamojo payment gateway to my magento2 store, as per the instructions givne by instamojo page https://docs.instamojo.com/page/instamojo-integeration-for-magento-2 i tried the ...
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Magento 2 on shared hosting, Vendor autoload is not found. Please run 'composer install'

I am trying to install magento2 on shared hosting environment this is what i did. Downloaded magento .zip archive and uploaded it to server in public_html/magento2 directory. Tried running it in ...
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How do I properly debug the root cause of 503 errors produced by Varnish?

I'm using Magento 2.3.5 with Apache 2.4 and Varnish 6 and seeing constant 503 errors ("Backend Fetch Failed" or sometimes "Service Unavailable") in the browser's network panel when ...
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magento subfolder protect apache

I have some subfolders in my Magento DocumentRoot like /vendor/ and /media/ this folders are not protected and are reachable from the web for everyone. Now I want to protect these folders through ...
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Magento CDN on local server by subdomain

While reading up on some Magento I was again attracked to the following: How can I set-up a Magento CDN on local server by subdomain? [also see attached images] I am envisioning to set-up cdn....
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php bin/magento setup:upgrade

when I install a new theme I do this commands via Putty: php bin/magento setup:upgrade how can I fix this problem? I'm working on Magento 2.1.0 PHP Warning: Uncaught Exception: Warning: ...
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Magento 2.1.3 Extremely High MySQL CPU Usage

We recently started having big issues with our website slowing down quite often due to maxed out CPU usage (MySQL process using 200% CPU). The CPU usage is constantly at 60-85% and maxes out multiple ...
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Is there a way to make frequent changes to a Magento site without sacrificing caching/indexing performance?

Running Magento Enterprise 1.14. My client makes very frequent changes to the content of their store. Things like new products, changing product details, prices, inventory, stock, images, etc. etc. ...
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Unirgy_RapidFlow export data to remote server

I want to export product/attribute data to remote server. it should create exported file to remote server. I have filled the data of my server in "[Remote Server][1]" configuration but when I "Run" ...
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Magento Fatal Error: Call to undefined function mcrypt_module_open() using WampServer

I am using Magento 1, installed on a Windows 10 php(7.2) WampServer. I tried to add this extension=php_mcrypt.dll in php.ini, but continued to receive the error. How to add extension=php_mcrypt.dll ...
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