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How to install ioncube loaders
How do I install the ionCube loaders?
Note that these instructions apply to our billing products only.
You will need root access for the server to install ioncube loaders.
Download the latest ioncube loaders to your computer from http://www.ioncube.com/loaders.php and upload them to your server
Move the ioncube folder to a permanent location by entering:
mv ioncube /usr/local
Next, you need to locate the php.ini file, to do this enter:
You should find it is in /usr/local/lib/php.ini. Now that you know the location of php.ini you need to edit it.
Now find where other zend extentions are in the file. These usually are located at the bottom of the file.
ctrl + w: zend_extension
Paste in your new line for ioncube loader
zend_extension = /usr/local/ioncube/ioncube_loader_lin_x.so (Replace x with your version of PHP eg. 5.2)
Save the changes
ctrl + X then Y and enter
Restart the web server to take effect.
IonCube is now installed on your server. You should now see under additional modules in your phpinfo page the loaders are installed.