Solved

setting max_input_vars in .htaccess file

Posted on 2013-12-09
3
3,556 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-30
Hi

I am trying to set a value for php max_input_vars. I am on a shared server and I do not have access to the php.ini file but I do have access to the .htaccess file. I have added this setting

php_value max_input_vars 3000

but when I call phpinfo a value of 1000 is still displayed for both local and master value

Thanks for your help
0
Comment
Question by:andieje
3 Comments
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
xterm earned 500 total points
ID: 39706318
First look up what the value is defined for variable user_ini.filename in your system's PHP and then create a file with that name with your php overrides in it.

Keep in mind that the administrator has to have permitted this in order for you to do so - this is not guaranteed in all shared environments.
0
 
LVL 53

Expert Comment

by:COBOLdinosaur
ID: 39706872
In a shared environment you will find limits are imposed to prevent resource hogging that affects other users.  If the limit is imposed by the host, then you should open a ticket and see if they can give you the higher limit temporarily.  If you need it permanently, then the host will almost certainly require you to move to a higher priced hosting plan.

Cd&
0
 
LVL 109

Expert Comment

by:Ray Paseur
ID: 39709171
Settings in .htaccess will almost always be overridden by php.ini, because it is interpreted after .htaccess, so collisions would go in the direction of the latest setting.

Run phpinfo() and look for Suhosin.  If it's there, ask your hosting company to move your account to a host that does not have Suhosin.  With Suhosin, the server will silently discard any input with more variables than Suhosin thinks you should have.  This "security feature" can play havoc with table maintenance scripts that work like a spreadsheet.
0

Featured Post

Easy, flexible multimedia distribution & control

Coming soon!  Ideal for large-scale A/V applications, ATEN's VM3200 Modular Matrix Switch is an all-in-one solution that simplifies video wall integration. Easily customize display layouts to see what you want, how you want it in 4k.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Split wordpress loop 35 56
Wordpress Security 29 48
Wordpress Only run code if on a certain page 11 23
Ajax and PHP 4 31
Build an array called $myWeek which will hold the array elements Today, Yesterday and then builds up the rest of the week by the name of the day going back 1 week.   (CODE) (CODE) Then you just need to pass your date to the function. If i…
Password hashing is better than message digests or encryption, and you should be using it instead of message digests or encryption.  Find out why and how in this article, which supplements the original article on PHP Client Registration, Login, Logo…
The viewer will learn how to dynamically set the form action using jQuery.
The viewer will learn how to create a basic form using some HTML5 and PHP for later processing. Set up your basic HTML file. Open your form tag and set the method and action attributes.: (CODE) Set up your first few inputs one for the name and …

829 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question