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Old 28th June 2006, 23:01
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yes, you need only suexec.
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Old 19th April 2007, 20:09
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Default now sadly outdated

Not quite sure why this is but it looks this is outdated now. The current (non-free) libapache2-mod-fastcgi depends on apache2.2-common. This should break the self-compiled suexec-fcgi.

I notice that current debian packages of php4/5-cgi are fcgi enabled. Why not use those instead of compiling your own?

Has anyone tried mod_fcgid instead of fastcgi? It's looking good (debian package and all that) but I cna't configure it like your example for fastcgi...

I'll keep exploring but would appreciate any help!
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Old 20th April 2007, 13:33
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Default blame it on debian

Just found out that this is because debian have switched stable to etch. I'll try with the newer versions of the packages.
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Old 30th November 2008, 21:16
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great tutorial, thx.

Unfortunately the patch does not work with the latest ISPC release.

I would also suggest to:

chattr +i php-fcgi-starter
to prevent any modifies to the file attributes of the file and its content.
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Old 18th January 2009, 14:41
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for all those preferring to use FastCgi I want to supply my little tweaked version of this great post (thx Tosser).

Also if you've got problems to execute the outdated patch this could help you.

The following instructions are only about patching ISPConfig to support FastCgi.

I added

- support that every Vhost will automatically gets copied his own php.ini file into webroot directory.
- new var directory to Vhost that contains sessions and uploaded_tmp files

Please note:

- use on own risk
- only apache2 support (you can easily add apache1)
- only FASTCGI-Support (can't be switched)
- You've to controll the config.lib.php and make your custom changes (CHOWN: Webserver-User, CHMOD: your rights!)
- If you want to regenerate the .php.ini // .php-fcgi-starter // var folder - just delete them and run a vhost change.

here we go:

1. open config.lib.php

2. find "if($web["web_php"]){"

3. delete this complete if condition including bracket content { ... }

4. and inner in this exact place this:
    	$php = '';
        $php = "ScriptAlias /php/ ".$mod->system->server_conf["server_path_httpd_root"]."/"."web".$web["doc_id"]."/\n";
     	$fcgip = $mod->system->server_conf["server_path_httpd_root"]."/"."web".$web["doc_id"];
     	// COPY /var/www/webX/.php-fcgi-starter AND fill in right webId
     	$fgiFile = $fcgip."/.php-fcgi-starter";
		if(!file_exists($fgiFile)) {
			exec("cp -p /root/ispconfig/scripts/php-fcgi-starter $fgiFile && chown root:root $fgiFile");
			$contentCgiFile = $mod->file->rf($fgiFile);
      		$contentCgiFile = str_replace("{WEB_ID}", "web".$web["doc_id"], $contentCgiFile);
    		$mod->file->wf($fgiFile, $contentCgiFile);
		// COPY /etc/php5/ispconfig_fastcgi_default/php.ini TO /var/www/webX/.php.ini AND fill in right webId
		$phpIniFile = $fcgip."/.php.ini";
		if(!file_exists($phpIniFile)) {
			exec("cp -p /etc/php5/ispconfig_fastcgi_default/php.ini $phpIniFile && chown root:root $phpIniFile");
			$contentPhpIniFile = $mod->file->rf($phpIniFile);
      		$contentPhpIniFile = str_replace("{WEB_ID}", "web".$web["doc_id"], $contentPhpIniFile);
    		$mod->file->wf($phpIniFile, $contentPhpIniFile);
    	if(!is_dir("$fcgip/var/uploads_tmp")) {
			exec("mkdir -p $fcgip/var/uploads_tmp");
    	if(!is_dir("$fcgip/var/sessions")) {
			exec("mkdir -p $fcgip/var/sessions");
		exec("chown -R webserv:web".$web["doc_id"]." $fcgip/var");
		exec("chmod -R 775 $fcgip/var");
		// "/var/www/{WEB_ID}/var/uploads_tmp/"
		// var/www/{WEB_ID}/var/sessions"
    	if($go_info["server"]["apache2_php"] == 'addtype' or $go_info["server"]["apache2_php"] == 'both') {
			$php .= "AddType application/x-httpd-php .php .php3 .php4 .php5\n";
    } else {
      $php = "";
5. in /root/ispconfig/scripts/ create or replace php-fcgi-starter with chmod 755 (!) this (new) content

export PHPRC
exec /usr/lib/cgi-bin/php5

6. create /etc/php5/ispconfig_fastcgi_default and place in here php.ini with this sample config (if you want)
;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; PHP INI FOR {WEB_ID} ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;

error_reporting = E_ALL & ~E_NOTICE
display_errors = On
display_startup_errors = On
log_errors = On
log_errors_max_len = 1024
error_log = /var/www/{WEB_ID}/log/phperrors.log

ignore_repeated_errors = Off
ignore_repeated_source = Off

report_memleaks = On

register_globals = Off
register_long_arrays = On
magic_quotes_gpc = Off
magic_quotes_runtime = Off

default_mimetype = "text/html"
default_charset = "utf-8"

post_max_size = 50M
file_uploads = On
upload_tmp_dir = "/var/www/{WEB_ID}/var/uploads_tmp/"
upload_max_filesize = 60M
max_execution_time = 600    ; Maximum execution time of each script, in seconds (30)
max_input_time = 600		; Maximum amount of time each script may spend parsing request data (60)
memory_limit = 60M      	; Maximum amount of memory a script may consume (8MB)

session.auto_start 0
session.save_path = "/var/www/{WEB_ID}/var/sessions"
session.use_cookies = 1
session.name = PHPSESSID_{WEB_ID}
session.cookie_lifetime = 0

;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; APPENDIX, SELECT IF WANTED ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;

;error_log = filename
;error_log = syslog

;date.timezone = 
;iconv.input_encoding = "utf-8"
;iconv.internal_encoding = "utf-8"
;iconv.output_encoding = "utf-8"

;session.gc_maxlifetime = 5
;session.gc_probability = 1
;session.gc_divisor = 1000

;session.cookie_path = /
;session.cookie_domain =
;session.cache_limiter = nocache
;session.cache_expire = 180
;safe_mode = Off
;safe_mode_gid = Off
;safe_mode_include_dir =
;safe_mode_exec_dir =
;safe_mode_allowed_env_vars = PHP_
;safe_mode_protected_env_vars = LD_LIBRARY_PATH
;open_basedir =

;apc.mode = on
;apc.rfc1867 = on
;apc.max_file_size = 128M

Hope it works for you!


Last edited by Melchior; 18th January 2009 at 14:45.
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