File upload size

I have a phpbb forum and I want a few members to be able to upload large files and I have lot’s of space and bandwidth. How would I go about customizing the max upload size? It there a way to do it through .htaccess, on the shared hosting plan?

This is controlled by php.ini

The no-brainer route would be to run sXi’s script, which is in the #1 link at the beginning of the article (at Or follow the Wiki instructions to update the two “max” variables.