Increase phpMyAdmin file import size

Description:

phpMyAdmin allows by default a maximum upload size of 8Mb for importing a sql file.This can be sometimes too small.

Solution:

The maximum import size is stored in the php.ini file located in the PHP directory. Look for the line named upload_max_filesize and change it accordingly:

upload_max_filesize = 128M

However, sometimes the server has also a maximum execution time which should be increased to allow a larger upload.

For considerably larger imports, the command line should be used.

 

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