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Modifying your php.ini settings to the following will allow increased file upload limits:
upload_max_filesize = 50M
post_max_size = 50M
However, if you are using Internet Information Server (IIS), also check that there isn't a requestLimit set in the web.config. Drupal will show that a larger size is allowed via php.ini, but large files won't upload.
Here is the setting to change, on my system it defaulted to 10mbs:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<requestLimits maxAllowedContentLength="10485760" />
Changed maxAllowedContentLength to 52428800 and 50mb uploads worked immediately.
Posted by idfg-bthomas at 12/22/2011 in
Problem: PDFs downloaded from your website do not load on most client machines. Specifically happens with larger PDF files and sporadically happens across browser clients.
Atmosphere: Windows Server 2008 R2 running IIS7.5
Cause: According to this lengthy forum post, Windows Server 2008 changes the byte order for downloaded files that Adobe reader didn't know how to read.
Posted by idfg-bstuder at 06/13/2011 in
We just discovered our open data wasn't nearly as open as we believed. Turns out for true cross-site requests of JSON data you need to add a HTTP Reponse Header:
The method one uses to do so vary widely by webserver and host. In our case, for IIS7 the simplest method was to configure it in the web.config:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <configuration> <system.webServer> <httpProtocol> <customHeaders> <add name="Access-Control-Allow-Origin" value="*" /> </customHeaders> </httpProtocol> </system.webServer> </configuration>
For more information on the why and how as well as directions for other webservers visit enable-cors.org. The folks behind hacks.mozilla.org also offer a solid overview of Cross-site XmlHttpRequest with CORS. Use the form at http://enable-cors.org/#check to see if your site is CORS enabled.
At this time only IFWIS Core is CORS-Enabled on IDFG's website.
Posted by idfg-bthomas at 02/05/2011 in
HTTP Redirect seems simple enough. Always was in IIS6 and in IIS7 there's even a button labeled HTTP Redirect that promises relative redirects. It looks like it'll be as easy Apache finally. That is until you try to redirect a querystring. Then everything bombs.
Turns out it still is relatively easy, except you have to know that Microsoft changed $S$Q to $V$Q. Why? $Ss and $Gs I suspect.
In our example we'll redirect all pages under http://olddomain.com/content to http://mydomain.com/content.
- Pick the virtual directory you want to redirect. e.g. http://olddomain.com/content
- Click HTTP Redirect under IIS in the IIS management console.
- In the HTTP Redirect Dialog:
- Check Redirect requests to this destination
- Enter your new path ending with $V$Q. e.g. http://mydomain.com$V$Q
- Counter-intuitively check Redirect all request to exact destination (instead of relative destination)
- Choose the appropriate Status Code (Permanent or Temporary)
- Apply Changes and Test
Posted by idfg-bthomas at 09/20/2010 in
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