NIM Knowledge Base

Max Upload Filesize and Upload Temporary Directory

The default size limit for files being uploaded to the NIM VM is 1Gb.  This value can be modified in the php.ini file located on the NIM VM at: /etc/php/7.1/apache2 ; Maximum allowed size for uploaded files ; http://php.net/upload-max-filesize upload_max_filesize =...

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How to run NIM VM Security Updates

The NIM updates typically handle all core applications updates required to keep NIM up to date.  However OS security updates are continually made available by the Ubuntu community.

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How to run apache as an alternate user

NIM uses Apache as it’s web server to deliver content to browsers as well as interact with project servers. In some studio environments there may be a need to run the apache service as a different user with unique access permissions.  This user will require permissions to read and write to any project server you have mounted on the NIM VM. This following example will set the apache server to use the existing user NIM.

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Enabling Windows to recognize symbolic links

NIM uses symbolic links to manage the publishing of versionless files. Linux and OS X support symbolic links natively.  However, when using Windows based workstations there may be a need to enable the OS to recognize symbolic links.

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Restrict phpMyAdmin Access

By default the NIM VM comes with phpMyAdmin enabled to administrate the NIM database directly. You can limit access to the phpMyAdmin interface to specific machines by editing the apache.conf file.

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