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Bug #38051 changing upload_max_filesize in php.ini has no effect
Submitted: 2006-07-10 01:08 UTC Modified: 2006-07-18 01:00 UTC
Avg. Score:4.0 ± 1.3
Reproduced:16 of 17 (94.1%)
Same Version:7 (43.8%)
Same OS:6 (37.5%)
From: saurabh_barjatiya at daiict dot ac dot in Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: *Configuration Issues
PHP Version: 5.1.4 OS: Fedora Core 5
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2006-07-10 01:08 UTC] saurabh_barjatiya at daiict dot ac dot in
I have changed following in php.ini, Still when I run phpinfo() I get upload_max_filesize as 2M while other two getchanged.

upload_max_filesize 2000M
post_max_size 2000M
memory_limit 2000M

I have also tried creating php.ini in same directory as script  with above settings. I have also tried creating .htaccess with 

php_value upload_max_filesize 2000M

Still all scrips return 2M even with ini_get.

Please check or tell how to change upload_max_filesize

Reproduce code:
<?php echo ini_get('upload_max_filesize'); ?>

Expected result:

Actual result:


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 [2006-07-10 07:54 UTC]
Please try using this CVS snapshot:
For Windows:

Works just fine here.
 [2006-07-18 01:00 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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 [2006-11-06 17:00 UTC] zavpublic at mac dot com
Same issue for me in 5.1.4
Using php 5.1.4 in MAMP on a Quad G5 under Mac OS X 10.4.8.
 [2006-12-21 18:02 UTC] marek dot zolkowski at gmail dot com
I've got the same problem:
any changes in section File Uploads has no effect
(upload_max_filesize and upload_tmp_dir)

I'm using php 5.2.0-8 in apache-ssl on Debian.

It happens after upgreading php from php4 to php5. Before this upgrade I could upload larger files and there was everything ok...

Can anyone help me?
 [2006-12-23 17:17 UTC] ZavPublic at mac dot com
I believe this is fixed in PHP 5.1.6
 [2006-12-26 00:33 UTC] marek dot zolkowski at gmail dot com
I found an error in my php.ini file... there were 1 not necessary " in file. Problem solved...
 [2007-02-10 22:25 UTC] ilyas at foxplan dot com
I had the same problem inn IIS 5.0. I noticed that IIS was picking php.ini from c:\program files\php folder instead of c:\php where I expected it to be.

When I changed php.ini in c:\program files\php folder, I had the desitred result.

just check your PC incase there is another installation of php.
 [2008-06-13 18:44 UTC] noone at nowhere dot com
I had similar problems, I'm using MAMP.  I changed the right config file but nothing was getting changed when I ran php.

Turned out I had a rogue copy of a php.ini file in my root (/Volumes/Leopard) on a mac.  when the server ran it found this copy and used IT as the config file (I guess over riding the specified config file).  As soon as I found (!) and deleted that root copy, the correct one was then being seen... problem solved.

Do a system wide search on php.ini and make sure there aren't any stray copies kicking around.
 [2011-08-10 16:09 UTC] noorsulayman at gmail dot com
I am running PHP 5.3.6 (cli) (built: Mar 19 2011 08:30:07)
Setting upload_max_filesize = 10485760 does nothing.
Setting upload_max_filesize = 10MB does nothing.

The filesize reported by the system is always 2M. 
I have also tried using an .htaccess file in the upload directory to no avail.
 [2011-08-10 19:14 UTC] noorsulayman at gmail dot com
In response to my last post, I discovered that simply running sudo /usr/sbin/apachectl —graceful was the problem. After running sudo /sbin/service httpd restart, everything is now working. Hope this helps somebody else.
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