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Custom php.ini setting in Ubuntu 16.04 using webmin

I am on a Ubuntu 16.04 droplet with webmin installed. Where do I add a custom php.ini setting ?

This is what I want to add : browscap = “/home/username/public_html/php_browscap.ini”


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Webmin php.ini files for each virtual server are located in user’s etc directory. Path is in following format,

/home/AdminUser/etc/php7.0/php.ini

Change AdminUser to your domains admin user and open it with nano.

Source: Install ionCube Loaders for Webmin virtual host

    alexdo
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    September 24, 2020

    Hello, all

    As per, jarland suggestion, you can create a PHP info file in order to check the current values and check which is the php.ini file in use. Create the following file in your public_hmtl folder of your site - phpinfo.php and put the following code inside it:

    <?php
    phpinfo();
    ?>
    

    You can also use the following command in order to find the location of the php.ini file:

    php -i | grep php.ini

    The output will be:

    Configuration File (php.ini) Path => /etc/php/7.2/cli
    Loaded Configuration File => /etc/php/7.2/cli/php.ini
    

    Then you can put the values and flags you want.

    You also need to restart your web server (Apache/Nginx) in order the changes to take effect.

    Hope that this helps! Regards, Alex

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