WebCalendar update times out

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bartonboley@yahoo.com / 34 Points
2014-01-02 1:13 pm EST
Website Troubleshooting
I try to do a simple System Setting update and it times out with the below message:

Fatal error: Maximum execution time of 120 seconds exceeded in /home/drill45/public_html/webcalendar/includes/dbi4php.php on line 817

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The change attempted above was to make the calendar public. I tried to do a different change and got the below error.

Error removing temporary file.

The permissions for the following directory do not support the db_cachedir option in includes/settings.php:

34 Points
2014-01-02 03:14 pm EST

The error that you're encounter with WebCalendar regarding the db_cachedir option can be corrected by updating the settings.php file mentioned in the error.

Currently you should see this setting:

db_cachedir: /tmp

You'd want to change this to:

db_cachedir: /home/userna5/tmp

Making sure that userna5 matches your cPanel username.

That way the WebCalendar software will use your own account's /tmp directory, which your user has full permissions to, instead of the server-wide /tmp directory.

Were you also still having issues with the dbi4php.php script timing out as well?

- Jacob
3,713 Points
2014-01-02 03:32 pm EST



2,342 Points
2014-01-02 1:55 pm EST
From taking a look at your logs, it looks like this software may be causing a conflict with mod_security, thus preventing scripts that it requires to load. I recommend disabling mod_security to resolve the issue.

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I've disabled it and still get the same time out issue.
34 Points

2014-01-02 3:01 pm EST
Thanks Jacob, that fixed me up.
34 Points

2014-01-02 4:37 pm EST
Hello again,

Glad that worked for you! Let us know if you're having any further issues.

- Jacob
3,713 Points
2014-01-02 5:57 pm EST
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