I have changed my php.ini file to make larger file uploads possible, but cannot seem to find a section in Moodle 1.7 in which I can change the site-wide settings for uploading files. Does it still exist or is there something else that one needs to do?
You can change it with Administration > Modules > Activities
and select settings for Assignment and Forum.
I have used 32 MB. If you can only change it to 8 MB in moodle but want to have 100 MB check the following:
in apache (httpd.conf or
apache2.conf) set the LimitRequestBody to 0
or something like LimitRequestBody 104857600
upload_max_filesize = 100 M
post_max_size = 100 M
memory_limit = 100 M
You may also need to change in php.ini next values (add some 0)
max_execution_time = 30 ; Maximum execution time of each script, in seconds
max_input_time = 60 ; Maximum amount of time each script may spend parsing request data
Remember to reboot server to get those settings to work.
I have come upon this problem as well. I am running moodle 1.8
I made all of the above changes to php.ini
Neither my httpd.conf or apache2.conf had a line for LimitRequestBody, so i added it to httpd.conf with the 104857600 value.
Under Security > Site Policies, The max upload limit reflects the 104857600 value, however, under Modules > Activities > Assignments, the highest limit that can be set is 2MB.
When you try to upload an assignment it says the max size is 100MB, however, when you try to upload a file greater than 2MB, it returns the error : Course module is incorrect.
How can i force the modules to be in line with my apache, php, and site wide max upload size?
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I have version 1.8 installed on a Linux server (shared hosting). I changed the settings in security->sitepolicies to 41943040 (equals 40MB) for Mazimum Uploaded File size. I checked in the course settings and set it there also to 40 MB.
As I am in a shared environment I created a .htaccess file and set the following parameters
php_value port_max_files 40M
php_value upload_max_files 40M
both in the moodle and moodledata directories.
I can upload large files on to the server using ftp.
Does anyone know what I am doing wrong?
I tried to put a php.ini in the files directory. It did not change anything for uploading using the files link form the course administration block. I will check with host provider on phpsuexec.
I played around with upload_max_filesize etc. It is really weird even if I set the file_uploads to off, still the same problem, but I also can still upload files smaller than 500KB.
I am at a loss. I don't know what else to do.
Not sure what the limit is, or even if there is such a thing, but I have one site quite happily running with a 250MB limit.
Guessing the 8MB limit you have hit is due to not changing the post_max_size (see the reply from Mauno).
The maximum uploaded file size in 1.7 may be changed via Administration > Security > Site policies. The maximum upload file size for particular activities may then be set as Mauno describes.
Thank you for that supplementary information, Helen!
And there is one more place to make it - course settings.
I am installing Moodle 1.8.2 on a new server via Fantastico - shared hosting so I don't seem to have access to the low level apache files mentioned here.
It won't let me upload a back up file from my other server as it says the limit is 2Mb
I have set the Maxbytes to 100000000 but that doesn't seem to have any effect
Can anyone tell what to do in this circumstance. (I am not VERY techy ;- and haven't been able tow work it out even after searching high and low round here!)
Thanks in advance
Here are my current settings :
Running Apache2 with PHP 5.2 on Ubuntu.
Moodle version 1.8.2
LimitRequestBody 0 in httpd.conf [I added this line in it asthe file was initially empty]
My php.ini is at one place only. Some forum answers suggest copying it to several places. I am not sure where to copy though.
Then, Security>Site Policies> maximum upload size is 20971520 ( for 20M ).
However, I still get an upper limit of 2M in the course settings and hence, cant upload a document of bigger size.
I have restarted the server as well several times. No effect.
Someone kindly help me out. I have lost all hope of figuring this out.
It seems that there is a lot of people with this problem. I've recently posted here:
but there is still no answer. Maybe if you take a look at the post that can help you to see the other parameters that can affect your maximum upload file size.
Unfortunately, that is not working for me. I cannot even upload a 512KB file and I'm starting to despair because there is no solution.
Listened to all the advise about changing settings in php.ini, messed around with moving files, but still have the same problems.
If someone finds a solution to this I'd be very grateful.
I changed the Max file upload file size in the php.ini file in the /etc folder.
I then changed the maximum upload file size in Moodle under Admin/Security/Site Policy.
I then changed the max file size setting under Courses/Course Default Settings.
I am running Moodle 1.9
Can someone tell me where is located the php.ini file, that needs to be modified?
Thanks in advance!!!!
This will depend on a number of things. If you go to Administration > Server > PHP info it should tell you the location of your loaded php.ini file.
In the end I called the webserver tecnicians and they changed the value.
The FAQs will be surelly useful in the future!