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Outbound connections from EE server?

My sysadmin's asking for outbound connections from the EE box fire firewall rules. Does anybody know what they typically are? I'm using EE 5.3.2.
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Splitting front-end and backend

Is it possible to split the frontend from the backend and host them on separate servers, for expressionengine?
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CMS Content Breaks Template After Update to 5.3.0 from 2.11.9

we recently updated our EE install from 2.11.9 to 5.3.0 - the server set up stayed the same using Nginx, PHP 5.6.40, MySQL 5.5.62, page charset is set to utf-8. We’re now verifying the site after the ...
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Mod_Security Roadblocks, Hosting EE

I am experiencing recurring issues related to Mod_Security with EE on my current host, HostGator. I have seen HostGator suggested as a good host for EE projects in several articles and my work already ...
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HTTPS url just redirects back to HTTP

I have a site that's running EE 3.3 and I'm trying to change it to include the SSL certificate that's just been installed on the server. I normally can change the config or the URL settings to ...
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Server error caused by file upload

I've got a client who has been trying to upload huge audio files via FTP and then syncing the files in the file manager. The client has found accessing the file manager results in a server 500 error. ...
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Any concerns running ExpressionEngine on an IIS server?

I want to setup EE on an IIS server what should I be aware of before proceeding? Never having developed a site running on a server using IIS I am hesitant. Based on initial searches I see that I can ...
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Has anyone set the database on a remote server while the controllers sit on local/hosted system

I host the MySQL server providing the database functions and the site itself on the same hosting platform (a semi-dedicated server). I was wondering if I could improve expression engine performance ...
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Contact Form - Not receiving messages

My contact form appears to be working on the front end. No errors or anything that the user is presented with. However, I'm not getting the email off my server. I've tried email addresses on and off ...
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difference date format iPad / Macbook when viewing site from same IP

Is there someone that can explain this to me. I call exactly the same page from same IP in 2 different devises but the formatting of the date is different. This is the Template code: <p>{...
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Server 500 error on installation

I'm getting a server error on going to admin.php to do an install. The error details read '[the website] may be down for maintenance or configured incorrectly'. PHP is running OK. I've used the EE ...
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PHP.ini max_execution_time setting not being honoured by EE

I've being trying to increase the max_execution_time php variable for an EE site (EE 2.6.1, FastCGI on php 5.4.44, running on SiteGround's Managed Cloud hosting with cPanel) but it's not updating the ...
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server hacked, what to advise client

The index.php file in root has been injected with code. I do not know what this code means, but this is obviously not good. This is the first time this happens in all the years I work with EE. (BTW, ...
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Heavy CPU load on MediaTemple: help decipher from TOP query

For one of our clients, we have unusually high CPU/DB load. Here's what we got from the host: 1878 clientsite 20 0 213m 43m 8088 R 18.7 2.3 0:05.86 /usr/bin/php-cgi -c /var/www/vhosts/acme.com/...
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Date set in an entry is outputting 4 hours behind the date set

One of the expressionengine sites I run is having a strange but that I suspect is something to with the recent server move we just did. In an entry the user can set a start/finish time of an event ...
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Update page content via ssh rather than web interface

Im attempting to update page content (template content more specifically) in vim over ssh and have experienced trouble with the changes being committed. For example: I have a common footer template ...
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Problem installing EE on the server

I have been trying to install expression engine on my server following this tutorial http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4YlHgT4Gdo&index=1&list=PL07271CFF71F8FF22 I transferred all the files ...
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EE will not save templates as text files… No matter what

THE PROBLEM: When editing a template file via the control panel, saving it with "save template as text file" ticked gives the error: "Unable to save your template as a text file" The template is ...
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Will EE work with php 5.5.10 okay?

Quick question regarding whether anyone knows of any issues with installing EE on a server running the latest version of php (5.5.10 as I write this)?
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The day before a big meeting…site disappears

Yup. I was finalizing a design by FTPing a revised stylesheet to my server and my entire domain went down for about 1/2 hour. It came back up but the website I wasb preparing on a subdomain shows up ...
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CartThrob - 502 Bad Gateway

I keep getting random "502 Bad Gateway - nginx" errors cropping up on a clients website when using Cart Throb. For example I tried to install the example templates & chanmels inside Cart Throb, ...
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Accessing site without ~tilde (alternate domain using hosts file?) [closed]

I am developing a site that resides on a different server to where the current site resides. I am accessing the site via a url such as: http:// host.server.com.au/~username/ (So i am logging in via ...
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Accessing MSM install without a domain/subdomain

We're developing the site on a test URL (server IP). Is it possible to access the the MSM site without setting it up as a sub-domain or domain - ie. is there a path I can use while it's in development?...
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Caching and flock()

I'm developing an EE site. I've used cache="yes" and refresh="60" parameters throughout. Locally, the site was running super quick (as expected). However, when I pushed to the staging server, the '...
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Multi Site Manager On Multiple Servers

The user guide for the multi site manager states that one requirement is that all sites must reside on the same server. I was wondering if anyone could please explain why this is the case? I need to ...
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Expresso-store sagepay errors [closed]

Using sagepay_server gateway in test mode can get to payment page fine but on submit I get sagepay errors: HTTP Status Code: 500 HTTP Status Message: The request was unsuccessful due to an unexpected ...
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White screen of death after server move

I am moving my expression engine site and database to a new server. Everything seems to be directed correctly but when I access admin.php I get a blank page. Any thoughts?
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Server upgrade PHP 5.4 - Any issues?

I've just been emailed from my site host stating they will upgrade the servers to PHP 5.4.19. We're hosting a number of sites with them and all range from EE2.2 - EE2.5. The thing that sparked my ...
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ExpressionEngine 1.6 x Nginx

So Im sticking with EE1 but I wanted to know if anyone has updated or has any information on updating EE1 to nginx from apache? Thanks
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Server Migration : New Lines in Playa Tag Pair Breaking Templates

I have an issue where the same template - specifically Playa tag pair - works on one server, but not on another. I just used the Plesk migration manager to move from a Media Temple DV 3.5 to DV 4. ...
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Runaway memory usage on 2 of 3 servers - strange situation

I have a client site that was updated to ee2 (2.5.0) about 15 months ago. Its at http://www.smart-publications.com. The host both after and before that upgrade is yourhost.com. Everything worked fine. ...
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Ideal server setup for EE (PHP Handler, Opcode Cache)

Edit: Question Clarification: Amongst other things, what do people believe to be the ideal PHP 'Handler' for EE? We've decided to take the plunge and get another VPS for some of our production sites. ...
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Matrix File Upload not displaying contents of directory, upload silently fails

EE v2.5.5 - Build Date: 20121220 Assets 2.0.5 Matrix 2.5.3 Safecracker 2.1 (not sure if relevant) I am using (but was not the original developer for) a multisite EE installation. In each installation ...
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How to generate large XML

We are generating an XML file everyday detailing the cartthrob orders for the day. The format of this XML is awkward as it needs to repeat certain content at different points as well as a host of ...
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Remove index.php on a windows server

I have EE installed on a clients windows server but I'm having problems removing index.php from the URL This is the first time I've worked on a windows server (all precious jobs have been in apache ...
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How to get file upload paths that use Windows UNC format working

Anyone ever got images on an EE site working on a Windows server that uses UNC paths, e.g. //server/folder/? I'm using imgSizer to resize images but am getting errors like: imgsizer.Error: /...
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EE 1, adding another server

So I have searched but I seem to only find information on setting up EE in the config.php for multiple server environments - local, staging, production. What Im looking to get some information on is ...
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Why is the Server Path not Valid?

I am hosting a client site on HostGator running Plesk. I got the server path from their documentation and confirmed it with tech support, however, when I enter the server path in the necessary ...
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How Does ExpressionEngine Handle Outside Directories?

I have a directory in my web root (let's call it microsite) that is not managed by my main ExpressionEngine site, but people still need to access it. So, naturally, I just navigate to http://mysite....
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Move ExpressionEngine from development to live (same server)

I'm 95% of the way through a project just now and soon I am going to have to move EE from the 'development' folder to the 'live' folder. My questions before I do this are: Can I just copy all the EE ...
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Control Panel forms not saving

I am experiencing an odd issue. Randomly, form submissions within the control panel are not actually saving anything and redirecting me to the CP home. This happens with regular channel entry editing, ...
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Running an EE site on IIS. What are the “gotchas”?

I may be taking on a project for a large EE site that would most likely be running on IIS. Although I have some very minor experience of IIS I have never run PHP on it let alone an EE site. I don't ...
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Channel Entries API incredibly slow performance

I am developing on a high performance MediaTemple DV at the moment. The RAM on the server is 16GB and while pages load relatively quickly, it appears that any scripts I write which use the Channel ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined method CI_Typography error on line 315

I'm getting this error on the front-end, although the back-end/CP seems to be working correctly: Fatal error: Call to undefined method CI_Typography::initialize() in /my_path/system/expressionengine/...
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How to create a link to my C: drive in ExpressionEngine 1.6.4

I'm trying to create a link on my webpage to a file on my C: drive, but for some reason ExpressionEngine switches my backslashes into forward slashes. For example < a href="file:\\C\data\text.doc" ...
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url rewrite / removing index.php on IIS 7

Does anyone have experience doing this on a windows server, running IIS7? I've got access to the IIS manager, and the URL Rewrite module, but how to setup the rewrite rules, and how should the ...
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Setting up MSM on EngineHosting Account?

This might be more general than I'm titling it, if so, I'll correct that. I am migrating an ExpressionEngine MSM site to EngineHosting. The site was built by another developer. I am upgrading it from ...
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Difference $_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT'] on ExpressionEngine and PHP

I'm currently using the $_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT'] variable inside my config file. In ExpressionEngine this is returned : /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/devee In PHP (no CMS) this is returned : /...