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    php.ini file changes in phpinfo but changes not used

    I've modified my /etc/php.ini file (specifically the upload_tmp_dir variable) and when I run phpinfo() I see the changes reflected.

    However, when I upload files the tmp_name var from the superglobal array $_FILES, it still indicates the value is /tmp.

    Thus far, I have tried the following:
    -from the root dir, ran a find ./ | grep php.ini ..../etc/php.ini is the only one
    -restarted apache
    -spent 2 hours on the web searching for an answer

    As an aside, I'm still receiving the following error in the /var/log/httpd/error_log file:

    [client] PHP Warning: move_uploaded_file() [<a href='function.move-uploaded-file'>function.move-uploaded-file</a>]: Unable to move '/tmp/phpteRDZK' to '/var/www/html/pictures/temp/tempPic.jpg' in /var/www/html/admin/processInfo.php on line 15, referer: you can see, it's still indicating the /tmp dirrectory is being used as the upload_tmp_dir despite the following being displayed when I run phpinfo():

    upload_tmp_dir => /var/www/html/pictures/temp => /var/www/html/pictures/temp

    I assume the Warning is just a permissions problem (Apache user which runs Apache does not have permissions to read from /tmp or write to the other dir).

    Thanks for any help.

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    In case someone else has this problem later, I figured it out.

    The problem was SELinux. I'm not sure exactly what it was doing, and I had it configured to allow httpd file transfers AND I had rebooted several times since making those changes, but it wasn't working, so I figured the problem was elsewhere.

    What I did was disable SELinux, saw that I no longer had this problem, then enabled SELinux (without making any other changes at all to SELinux) and the problem went away.

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    Just make sure other users able to upload files in your upload directory..

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