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Virtualmin: read data timeout error giving you trouble?

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Today, our Support Engineers have come up with a simple solution to resolve the read data timeout error.

What is Virtualmin: read data timeout error?

Virtualmin is a flexible and powerful webhosting control panel for BSD and Linux systems. It allows you to create and manage multiple domains with ease. Furthermore, Virtualmin is an alternative to Plesk and cPanel.

According to our Support Tech, read data timeout error is often caused due to the timeout value set. Moreover, this error often pops up when you attempt to run a long running script.

How to fix “read data timeout” error in Virtualmin?

If you have been getting a read data timeout error, you have come to the right place. In fact, we recently this specific issue for one of your customers recently.

They kept getting “mod_fcgid: read data timeout” error. Increasing the timeout value will resolve this issue in no time.

Let’s take a look at how our Support Techs changed the timeout value:

  1. First, open the Virtualmin control panel.
  2. Then navigate to Server Configuration and select Website Options.
  3. After that, increase the Maximum PHP script run time value to a value of your choice as seen below:

    VIrtualmin read data timeout error

  4. Next, click Save and exit.

Additonally, our Support Team would like to remind you that changing the timeout value will affect the FCGID timeout and the timeouts in the php.ini file as well.

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To summarize, we learned how to resolve the mod_fcgid: read data timeout error from the skilled Support Engineers at Bobcares.


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