This is an annoying one. In this case running Centos 6.3 Generally you will find that php will run fix but any time a call is made to an external sites the connection cannot be made. Interestingly this seems to affect php running as fastgci but not mod_php.
WordPress plugin page
”An unexpected error occurred. Something may be wrong with WordPress.org or this server’s configuration. If you continue to have problems, please try the support forums.”
Magento Cant connect to external Payment Gateways
In this case the culprit was SELinix
The answer is to run:
setsebool -P httpd_can_network_connect=1
This allows Apache to open ports to remote servers.
Looks like some versions of plesk (or perhaps a micro-update) have an issue when you set the site to run as fastcgi. Typical symptoms include all php generated files will throw a 500 error. If you look in error_log you wil see something like: (more…)
Plesk is just wonderful.. when you happen to know where Parallels hide all the goodies. While browsing around forums we requently find people asking the same question.. If I create a domain in plesk but dont tick either the www box or the mail box how do I add it afterwards?
This information is historical.. Please note there is an easier way which may suite your setup better: http://dx3webs.com/front/2011/09/create-a-multi-store-setup-in-magento/