How to install Zend Guard Loader in Plesk


2016-11-16 12:53:57 UTC


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How to install Zend Guard Loader in Plesk

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 12.5 for Linux
  • Plesk Onyx for Linux


How to enable Zend Guard Loader in Plesk?


Plesk does not provide Zend Guard Loader pre-installed. However, it can be installed manually, i.e. on Plesk 12.5, Debian-based OS, PHP 5.4:

  1. Download "ZendGuardLoader" according to PHP version

    # wget
  2. Extract library and move it to modules folder

    # tar -xzf ZendGuardLoader-70429-PHP-5.4-linux-glibc23-x86_64.tar.gz
    # mv /usr/local/ZendGuardLoader-70429-PHP-5.4-linux-glibc23-x86_64/php-5.4.x/ /opt/plesk/php/5.4/lib64/php/modules/
  3. Set correct permissions

    # chmod 755 /opt/plesk/php/5.4/lib64/php/modules/
    # chown root:root /opt/plesk/php/5.4/lib64/php/modules/
  4. Create corresponding .ini file with the following content:

    # cat /opt/plesk/php/5.4/etc/php.d/zendGuardLoader.ini
  5. Restart php-fpm service:

    # service plesk-php54-fpm restart
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  • 0
    Kennette Canales

    How to install zend guard loader directly on plesk php settings? 

  • 0
    Pavel Mikhaylov

    Hello Kennette,

    If by 'install Zend Guard Loader directly on plesk PHP settings' you mean installing it via Plesk UI, it is not possible.

    Module itself still has to be unpacked manually.

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