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phpMyAdmin: Incorrect format parameter

June 20, 2018Arthur Pemberton2 Comments

If you’re getting “Incorrect format parameter” errors on attempts to import files into phpMyAdmin, be sure to get your post_max_size and upload_max_filesize settings in php.ini. More than likely, they are too small for the file that you’re uploading.

This article has 2 comments
    July 21, 2018

    Thank you for the useful information!

  2. Dragos
    August 6, 2018

    If you are using Xampp, make sure to restart the apache server after you make the above changes. Simply restarting the xampp app is not enough.

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