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CV Scheduled jobs not firing from cron

I am attempting to use CV to call job.execute to run my scheduled tasks as described in the CiviCRM Documentation. I am using Drupal 7. I have several independent sites running on the server. It ...
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How to speed up CiviCRM 4.7 php execution time

Anyone have an idea of how to speed up CiviCRM PHP execution time ? I'm an administrator of CiviCRM on Wordpress production set-up, and I find it too slow. I've conducted a little investigation using ...
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Why do I get a Content Encoding Error?

Using Firefox on a Mac generates erratic and inconsistent error screens that say "Content Encoding Error". Sometimes reloading the page solves it, sometimes not.
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Does anyone use CiviCRM behind a Web Application Firewall?

We're looking at deployment for a client who's sensitive to being hacked, so we want to put CiviCRM behind, say, nginx running mod_security2. Has anyone used a WAF with CiviCRM that can share ...
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Any justification for separate database

Since the days of CiviCRM as a standalone project are long passed, is there any reason, in 2016, to have a separate database for Drupal and one for CiviCRM? If so, what is the compelling reason? For ...
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Civi Administer Tab issues

Anything I click on under administer tab goes to our home page...then list the administer topic? So everything clicks to our home page then shows the topic?
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What timezones should we use on the server and database?

We run a Civicrm installation that spans a continent (a long way from UTC). What is the best practice? What time should our server be set to? How do we manage user timezones? What time should go ...
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How do I apply a patch supplied in the issue queue via Git?

A link was graciously provided to a PR on GitHub to fix an issue that I am watching in the Jira issue queue. The fix is only one line of code that changes a display, so I am confident applying the ...
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How do I get the time in the change log to be the same as my local time?

I am working with CiviCRM in a Joomla environment. The Joomla server time is set for UTC and can verify changes to articles are logged at the correct time. However changes made to CiviCRM consituent ...
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CiviCRM does not have permission to write temp files

Two users are trying to access the temp files (where, for instance, the compiled templates are stored): www-data (when it's accessed from the website) and the sysadmin that run drush commands By ...
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Mass hosting best practices for source code management of CiviCRM platforms?

I manage CiviCRM installations on various servers (typically 1 client = 1 VPS). This usually includes roughly the same Drupal core and contrib modules, CiviCRM core and extensions, and translation ...