[Pkg-owncloud-maintainers] File size issue (Admin section)
Diederik de Haas
didi.debian at cknow.org
Sun Jun 3 23:34:55 UTC 2012
In the previous mail (PEAR issue), I mentioned an issue I came accross, which
I'll describe here:
When you log in as an admin and go to Settings -> Admin, there's a File handling
section, allowing to specify the Maximum upload size (which is 512MB after
I changed that value to 700 MB and tried to upload a 691 MB file
(big_buck_bunny_1080p_h264.mov) at which I was told that the upload exceeds the
maximum size. Going back to the Admin section, I saw the maximum upload size was
changed back to 512 MB!
My initial thought was that maybe it isn't allowed to get > 512 MB, since in
.htaccess there's also a setting wrt to filesize and those values are set to
Next thing I did was change the default value of 512 MB to 256 MB and clicked on
the save button, at which I saw it was 'reset' again to 512 MB!
Changing the limits in the .htaccess file (to 768M), also changes the Maximum
upload size in the Settings -> Admin -> File handling section.
So it looks like the edit box for the Max upload size is rather useless, since
it won't 'override' the setting in the .htaccess file.
I haven't checked whether this is an upstream or packaging issue.
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