# ðŸ—ŋ Environment

# Assets variables

Environment variables for storing assets that can be uploaded to any of the supported external storage APIs. Assets refers to user provided assets such as avatars and backgrounds, also website graphics like logos and homepage covers.

ðŸ’Ą Check External storage (opens new window) for adding external storage servers for user content uploads.

Variable Example
CHEVERETO_ASSET_STORAGE_ACCOUNT_ID 123
CHEVERETO_ASSET_STORAGE_ACCOUNT_NAME account_name
CHEVERETO_ASSET_STORAGE_BUCKET bucket
CHEVERETO_ASSET_STORAGE_KEY key
CHEVERETO_ASSET_STORAGE_NAME assets
CHEVERETO_ASSET_STORAGE_REGION us-west-2
CHEVERETO_ASSET_STORAGE_SECRET secret
CHEVERETO_ASSET_STORAGE_SERVER server
CHEVERETO_ASSET_STORAGE_SERVICE service
CHEVERETO_ASSET_STORAGE_TYPE s3
CHEVERETO_ASSET_STORAGE_URL <url>/bucket

# Database variables

Environment variables for the database details.

Variable Example
CHEVERETO_DB_DRIVER mysql
CHEVERETO_DB_HOST mariadb
CHEVERETO_DB_NAME chevereto
CHEVERETO_DB_PASS user_database_password
CHEVERETO_DB_PDO_ATTRS {"key":"value"} (json)
CHEVERETO_DB_PORT 3306
CHEVERETO_DB_TABLE_PREFIX chv_
CHEVERETO_DB_USER chevereto

# Error logging variables

Environment variables for handling errors.

Variable Example
CHEVERETO_ERROR_LOG /var/log/chevereto-error.log

# Debug variables

Environment variables for debug.

Variable Example
CHEVERETO_DEBUG_LEVEL 1

# Hostname variables

Environment variables for the hostname configuration.

Variable Example
CHEVERETO_HOSTNAME chevereto.loc
CHEVERETO_HOSTNAME_PATH /
CHEVERETO_HTTPS true

# Encryption key

Environment variables for the encryption functionality.

Variable Type
CHEVERETO_ENCRYPTION_KEY base64 encoded (size 32)

# Session variables

Environment variables for the session driver.

Variable Example
CHEVERETO_SESSION_SAVE_HANDLER redis files
CHEVERETO_SESSION_SAVE_PATH tcp://redis /tmp

# Image handling variables

Environment variables for controlling image handling.

Variable Example
CHEVERETO_IMAGE_FORMATS_AVAILABLE 'JPG','PNG','BMP','GIF','WEBP'
CHEVERETO_IMAGE_LIBRARY imagick gd

# Toggles

Environment variables for the context where Chevereto system is being provided. Depending on where you run it, you may want to disable some Chevereto functionality.

Variable Default
CHEVERETO_ENABLE_BULK_IMPORTER 1
CHEVERETO_ENABLE_CHECK_UPDATES 1
CHEVERETO_ENABLE_HTACCESS_CHECK 0
CHEVERETO_ENABLE_LOCAL_STORAGE 1
CHEVERETO_ENABLE_PHP_PAGES 0
CHEVERETO_ENABLE_UPDATE_CLI 1
CHEVERETO_ENABLE_UPDATE_HTTP 1

# Limits

Environment variables that limits the use for Chevereto

ðŸ’Ą Zero 0 means no limit.

Variable Example
CHEVERETO_MAX_ALBUMS 0
CHEVERETO_MAX_IMAGES 0
CHEVERETO_MAX_USER_ALBUMS_LIST 300
CHEVERETO_MAX_USERS 0
  • For CHEVERETO_MAX_USER_ALBUMS_LIST it affects the number of albums on user's dropdown album menus.

# File upload

Environment variables for the file uploading limits. It applies only for our container provisioning.

👉 For non-container based provisioning you need to change these settings at php.ini configuration.

Variable Example
CHEVERETO_MAX_UPLOAD_SIZE 64M
CHEVERETO_MAX_POST_SIZE 64M
CHEVERETO_MAX_EXECUTION_TIME_SECONDS 30
CHEVERETO_MAX_MEMORY_SIZE 512M