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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-40614

Large quiz won't submit due to PHP max_input_vars value

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    • Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Minor
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • 2.4.4
    • None
    • Questions, Quiz
    • MOODLE_24_STABLE
      • increase the max_input_vars in the php.ini
      • use multipage mode

    Description

      When submitting a large quiz (more than 600 questions) an error occurred with the following message :
      A required parameter (attempt) was missing

      this is due to missing fields in $_POST.
      Its size is imposed by the max_input_vars setting (1000 by default) in the php.ini file.

      Steps to reproduce :
      With a default php installation,
      1. create a quiz with more than 600 questions
      2. access the preview mode
      3. click on "Quiz navigation > Finish attempt..." or on the "Check" button of any answer.

      Result :
      the error message above is displayed

      What was expected :
      either the submit process is correctly done (the better case)
      or prevent the creator of a quiz to create a too large one.

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              timhunt Tim Hunt
              evillard Eric Villard
              Safat Shahin, Tim Hunt, Andrew Lyons, Huong Nguyen, Jun Pataleta, Michael Hawkins, Shamim Rezaie, Simey Lameze, Tim Hunt, Andrew Lyons, Huong Nguyen, Jun Pataleta, Michael Hawkins, Shamim Rezaie, Simey Lameze
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