Install IonCube Encoder

Install IonCube Encoder

This is the guide to install ioncube on ubuntu server.
Create a temp directory or moving into one already created

cd /tmp/

Get 32 bit ioncube to download. You can decide which type of OS is installed on your server.

wget http://downloads.ioncube.com/loader_downloads/ioncube_loaders_lin_x86.tar.gz

You can get 64 bit ioncube to download.

wget http://downloads.ioncube.com/loader_downloads/ioncube_loaders_lin_x86-64.tar.gz

Now unzip the download file.

tar zxvf ioncube_loaders_lin_x86-64.tar.gz

Move the code to another location

mv ioncube /usr/local/

Add the zend extension in php (nano /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini). Below command version should be changed based on the php version installed on server.

zend_extension = /usr/local/ioncube/ioncube_loader_lin_5.5.so

Now restart the apache to get it working

/etc/init.d/apache2 restart


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