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XenForo Installation Timing Out: Step 3

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by Danny.VBT, May 22, 2011.

  1. Danny.VBT

    Danny.VBT Active Member

    I'm attempting to install a copy of XenForo on my local server, but am getting the error:

    Fatal error: Maximum execution time of 120 seconds exceeded in /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/xenforo/library/Zend/Validate/Hostname.php on line 591

    I checked the line in question and its:

    if (iconv_strlen($domainPart'UTF-8') > $length) {
    I have the iconv lib installed. Additionally, I checked and all the requirements for XenForo are met as well on my server.

    Not sure what can be causing the timeout, so any help or guidance is much appreciated. I'm hesitant its merely just a matter of increasing the max execution setting as I increased it after the first time the script timed out.
  2. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Just as a guess, is that execution timeout set at your server level? I don't recall seeing anything with a 120s timeout in XenForo itself.
  3. Danny.VBT

    Danny.VBT Active Member

    Sorry Kier, this must be on my end.

    My server just timed out with again with an entirely different application. Oddly, it is the same function (iconv_strlen) causing the timeout.
  4. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Do any iconv functions work?
  5. Cool

    Cool Active Member

    better to install on a "real server". local or home systems like mamp-xamp-wamp or whatever will allways have the one or other small problems wich you never will have on a real server-system where you also have the right network infrastructure.
  6. Danny.VBT

    Danny.VBT Active Member

  7. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I've heard nothing but trouble from MAMP users. I use Zend Server CE on my Macs and have had no problems whatsoever.
  8. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    I have yet to run into this problem yet and I've been working with MAMP fine. :confused: Then again I am running 5.2, so probably didn't run into it.
  9. Danny.VBT

    Danny.VBT Active Member

    Thanks Kier. This is actually the first problem I've run into with MAMP, and I've been using it for years. Nonetheless, if problems persist, I'll definitely look into Zend Server. I was isn't aware they offered a free version.

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