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I cannot add featured image of post.Wordpress shows “MISSING TEMPORARY FOLDER” massage. I am using LOCAL 6.4

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Hi,

Windows 10 21H2
The same thing happened to me. Local 6.4.0+5927
Apache, PHP 7.4.1, MySQL 5.728
WordPress 6.0
Tried to install Woocommerce - Plugin fails to install
So I tried to install it by uploading the plugin - I get a 500 document error
Tracked down the error in the logs

Added
FcgidMaxRequestLen 20000000 to apache2.conf.hbs
Then I got the “Missing a temporary folder.”
Following How to Fix "Missing a Temporary Folder" Error in WordPress
I added a temporary folder
Still getting the “Missing a temporary folder.”
Error message in the log is
{“thread”:“main”,“class”:“Process”,“process”:“httpd”,“level”:“warn”,“message”:“AH00558: httpd.exe: Could not reliably determine the server’s fully qualified domain name, using fe80::9990:788:e08f:7aad. Set the ‘ServerName’ directive globally to suppress this message”,“timestamp”:“2022-06-14T11:23:40.664Z”}

Added ServerName localhost to apache2.conf.hbs

Still getting the “Missing a temporary folder.” when I upload the Woocommerce plugin.

Now I’m stuck.

Interestingly - WP updated some theme translations without any problem.

Able to install Woocommerce without errors on nginx, PHP 7.4.12, MySQL 8.0.16; the default settings.

Hello there! This may be due to a recent bug that has surfaced. More details and information to follow here: Unable to upload media files on Windows when using Apache

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