Install Apache/PHP 5.5.0 on Fedora 19/18, CentOS/RHEL 6.4/5.9

Install Apache HTTP Server (httpd) and PHP 5.5.0 on Fedora 19/18/17, CentOS / Red Hat (RHEL) 6.4/5.9

1. Change root user

su -
## OR ##
sudo -i

2. Install Remi repository

Fedora

## Remi Dependency on Fedora 19 / 18 / 17 ##
rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm 
rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm

## Fedora 19 ##
rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/remi-release-19.rpm

## Fedora 18 ##
rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/remi-release-18.rpm

## Fedora 17 ##
rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/remi-release-17.rpm

CentOS and Red Hat (RHEL)

## Remi Dependency on CentOS 6 and Red Hat (RHEL) 6 ##
rpm -Uvh http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

## CentOS 6 and Red Hat (RHEL) 6 ##
rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-6.rpm

## Remi Dependency on CentOS 5 and Red Hat (RHEL) 5 ##
rpm -Uvh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/5/i386/epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm

## CentOS 5 and Red Hat (RHEL) 5 ## 
rpm -Uvh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-5.rpm

3. Install Apache (httpd) Web server and PHP 5.5.0

Fedora 19

yum --enablerepo=remi install httpd php php-common

Fedora 18/17, CentOS 6.4/5.9 and Red Hat (RHEL) 6.4/5.9

yum --enablerepo=remi,remi-test install httpd php php-common

4. Install PHP 5.5.0 modules

Select what you need: APC, CLI, PEAR, PDO, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, SQLite, Memcache, Memcached, GD, MBString, MCrypt, XML

More info about PHP APC from PHP APC Configuration and Usage Tips and Tricks.

Fedora 19

yum --enablerepo=remi install php-pecl-apc php-cli php-pear php-pdo php-mysql php-pgsql php-pecl-mongo php-sqlite php-pecl-memcache php-pecl-memcached php-gd php-mbstring php-mcrypt php-xml

Fedora 18/17, CentOS 6.4/5.9 and Red Hat (RHEL) 6.4/5.9

yum --enablerepo=remi,remi-test install php-pecl-apc php-cli php-pear php-pdo php-mysql php-pgsql php-pecl-mongo php-sqlite php-pecl-memcache php-pecl-memcached php-gd php-mbstring php-mcrypt php-xml

5. Start Apache HTTP server (httpd) and autostart Apache HTTP server (httpd) on boot

/etc/init.d/httpd start ## use restart after update
## OR ##
service httpd start ## use restart after update

## Fedora ##
systemctl enable httpd.service

## CentOS / RHEL ##
chkconfig --levels 235 httpd on

6. Create test PHP page to check that Apache, PHP and PHP modules are working

Add following content to /var/www/html/test.php file.

<?php

    phpinfo();

7. Check created page with browser

Access following address, with your browser. http://localhost/test.php
Fedora 19 Running Apache and PHP 5.5.0

Enable Remote Connection to Apache HTTP Server (httpd) –> Open Web server Port (80) on Iptables Firewall (as root user again)

1. Edit /etc/sysconfig/iptables file:

nano -w /etc/sysconfig/iptables

2. Add following INPUT rule:

-A INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT

3. Restart Iptables Firewall:

service iptables restart
## OR ##
/etc/init.d/iptables restart

4. Test remote connection

Access following address, with your browser. http://your.domain/test.php

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