Setup Multi Version of PHP under Plesk 11.5

Tested Environment
OS : CentOS 5.10 and CentOS 6.5
Plesk Versions : 11 and 11.5

Preparation: Install required components

From PPP, install the app template "devel"
yum groupinstall "Development tools"
yum install libjpeg-devel libc-client-devel libicu-devel libmcrypt-devel.x86_64 unixODBC-devel postgresql-devel aspell-devel libtool-ltdl-devel gmp-devel openldap-devel net-snmp-devel libxslt-devel

Compile and install PHP. This article is using PHP verison 5.4.30 as example.

1. Login to VPS via SSH

2. Download and extract the php source files. Use wget to download the php source gzip file. Check the version in the link

cd /tmp
tar zxf php-5.4.30.tar.gz
cd php-5.4.30/

3. Configure and compile PHP

./configure '--with-libdir=lib64' '--cache-file=../config.cache' '--prefix=/usr/local/php540-cgi' '--with-config-file-path=/usr/local/php540-cgi/etc' '--disable-debug' '--with-pic' '--disable-rpath' '--with-bz2' '--with-curl' '--with-freetype-dir=/usr/local/php540-cgi' '--with-png-dir=/usr/local/php540-cgi' '--enable-gd-native-ttf' '--without-gdbm' '--with-gettext' '--with-gmp' '--with-iconv' '--with-jpeg-dir=/usr/local/php540-cgi' '--with-openssl' '--with-pspell' '--with-pcre-regex' '--with-zlib' '--enable-exif' '--enable-ftp' '--enable-sockets' '--enable-sysvsem' '--enable-sysvshm' '--enable-sysvmsg' '--enable-wddx' '--with-kerberos' '--with-unixODBC=/usr' '--enable-shmop' '--enable-calendar' '--without-sqlite3' '--with-libxml-dir=/usr/local/php540-cgi' '--enable-pcntl' '--with-imap' '--with-imap-ssl' '--enable-mbstring' '--enable-mbregex' '--with-gd' '--enable-bcmath' '--with-xmlrpc' '--with-ldap' '--with-ldap-sasl' '--with-mysql=/usr' '--with-mysqli' '--with-snmp' '--enable-soap' '--with-xsl' '--enable-xmlreader' '--enable-xmlwriter' '--enable-pdo' '--with-pdo-mysql' '--with-pdo-pgsql' '--with-pear=/usr/local/php540-cgi/pear' '--with-mcrypt' '--enable-intl' '--without-pdo-sqlite' '--with-config-file-scan-dir=/usr/local/php540-cgi/php.d'


make install

4. Copy the php.ini file

cp /etc/php.ini /usr/local/php540-cgi/etc/php.ini

5. Register new PHP under Plesk

/usr/local/psa/bin/php_handler --add -displayname 5.4.30-custom -path /usr/local/php540-cgi/bin/php-cgi -phpini /usr/local/php540-cgi/etc/php.ini -type cgi -id 5.4.30-custom

Select New Installed PHP under Plesk Panel:

1. Goto Hosting Settings
2. Select : PHP support (Run PHP as "CGI Appliction" , PHP version "5.4.30-custom" )
PHP Setting


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