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Mamgi import time-out

December 16, 2013 - 11:56 am
Member Since: October 22, 2013
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I am using Magmi to import my products into magento. The speed is fantastic, however, on larger imports, the import process stops when it gets to 118 seconds elapsed, every time +/- 1 second.

I checked the php settings on my server the ones i think are applicable here are:
max_execution_time: 800
max_input_time: 1100

If the max execution time is 800 seconds, why is it stopping at 118 seconds? Or am i looking at the wrong setting.

Does anyone know what the issue might be, and how to resolve it?

I am on Simpleservers “Magento Power” package, and am wondering whether upgrading to the Magento SSD package might resolve the issue due to the speed of SSD vs HDD.

Thanks for any help


Matthew Ogborne

December 19, 2013 - 12:13 am
Member Since: July 18, 2013
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Hi John,

I’ve had that before in the past and it is a timeout issue.

The first place to check is actually check on the values that Magmi is actually using. The reason for this check as you may have one value set at the top level directories, but the sub directories, ie the one where Magmi is stored & running from may be different.

So…. open up magmi.php and put this after a <?php tag.

echo phpinfo();

Then confirm that the timeout settings are what you believe them to be (it’ll be in the long list there somewhere!).

If these settings are correct, then my gut instinct would be to suggest that you contact SimpleServers to see if they have any limitations on script execution times.

An alternative would be to force the settings in the magmi.php file, see here…..-dont-work

Does that help you?


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