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I need to add this values to my htaccess:

suhosin.request.max_vars = 8000
suhosin.post.max_vars = 8000

If I just add them like that I get an Internal Server Error

Which is the right way to include them?

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The problem is that Apache doesn't know what to do with those values, hence the internal server error. You need to change the lines to the following:

php_value suhosin.post.max_vars 8000
php_value suhosin.request.max_vars 8000

The php_value causes the setting to be passed along to PHP. If you were setting boolean values (true/false), you would use php_flag instead. This will only work if you are running PHP as an Apache module. Otherwise you have to edit the php.ini file, which may not be an option.

For more info on using php_value and php_flag, see the relevant PHP documentation page: http://www.php.net/manual/en/configuration.changes.php

Edit:

According to rhoyerboat's suggestion, the next issue you run into is that your PHP installation does not allow modification of the Suhosin Post variables on a per directory basis. You're going to have to get someone with access o the php.ini file to add suhosin.perdir = "p" to the file for the above .htaccess trick to work.

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I added the lines as you said, now no error message is shown but phpinfo() show that the values hasn't change, suhosin.post.max_vars stil is 200 . Look this picture content.screencast.com/users/chefnelone/folders/Snagit/media/… –  chefnelone May 17 '12 at 13:56
    
@chefnelone See updated answer. –  Justin Pearce May 17 '12 at 17:52
    
working. thanks –  chefnelone May 17 '12 at 22:10

Up-voting the last answer and also, the next problem is Suhosin's perdir directive.

perdir is visible in your phpinfo() output, but not in the Suhosin docs. This site explains pretty well, http://www.mattzuba.com/2011/04/suhosins-suhosin-perdir-directive/#more-153

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