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XF 1.4 Error Uploading File After Moving to New VPS

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by rbharathi, Mar 9, 2015.

  1. rbharathi

    rbharathi Member

    Hi :)
    I am facing this error when uploading files,

    The following error occurred
    There was a problem uploading your file.

    I am hosting my forum on a VPS,

    searched through the forum, every one mentioned about mod_security?
    but cant get the steps to fix on a VPS,

    can i fix this from my VPS?,
    between i am using Cpanel WHM.

    i have tried disabling flash uploader, its not working for larger files,

    i set max_execution_time is 1800 ,

    is this related to max_input_time too?

    small files are uploaded but large files are throwing this error,

    I have set 64MB as post max size,
    files are within 60MB only.

    someone give me hint :)
  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Since it happens on large files there must be a limit somewhere.

    Here are some server settings which might be limiting:

    PHP (can be viewed at admin.php?tools/phpinfo):


    Incidentally, does it only happen for images or all files? If it's only images then the graphics library might be in play:

    Admin CP -> Home -> Options -> Attachments -> Default Image Processor
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  3. rbharathi

    rbharathi Member

    Hi Jake,
    Thank you for response ,
    partially i cleared this issue by increasing max_upload_size to 128MB,

    still i am getting that error for some files,
    Trying mp4 files,
    checked with 4 or 5 files,
    3 of them uploaded but 2 of them giving error..!!
    is there any ways to debug the error??
  4. rbharathi

    rbharathi Member

    I can upload larger files on wordpress sites that hosted in my VPS,
    so i am facing this error with xenforo only??
    any help???
  5. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Please try disabling the Flash uploader in your options to see if it still happens.
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  6. rbharathi

    rbharathi Member

    When i disable the flash uploader, i got the error,

    "The following error occurred
    The server responded with an error. The error message is in the JavaScript console.

    When i checked with console,
    got these following details :(

  7. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    That PHP error is a little weird and one I'll have to see if I can reproduce. It appears to be related to your max image dimensions; it seems they're set to weird values rather than blank or 0?

    You likely also want to disable debug mode.
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