install ioncube PHP5.3 on server

  • ok .. and searched in the forum, on how to do, and the wiki, and not seen as install ioncube ... and so created this tutorial ... to, ubuntu lucid 10.4, if someone from the team believes can improve this tutorial, please correct it ..

    sorry for my English, I'm Spanish


    extract ioncube

    tar zxvf ioncube_loaders_lin_x86.tar.gz

    move file

    mv ioncube/ /usr/lib/php5/20090626+lfs/

    create file called ioncube.ini

    vi /etc/php5/conf.d/ioncube.ini

    copy and paste this line

    zend_extension = /usr/lib/php5/20090626+lfs/

    tipe :wq

    /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

    check if installed

    php -v

    : q Quit without changes
    : q! And leaves out all the changes
    : wq saves and exits vi

    ubuntu, lucid 10.4
    not tested on other systems

  • This is a generic way to implement it (PHP related so).

    Just a little detail you missed: It exist two version of IonCube Loader, an x86 version for 32Bits systems, and an x86-64 for 64Bits system.
    Get the good one with your actual system if you don't want any issue^^