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How to install PHP

  1. Run the yum install command
    yum install php

How to configure PHP

  1. Increase PHP script memory limit
    In the /etc/php.ini file replace memory_limit = 16M with memory_limit = 128M
  2. Increase PHP script max execution time
    In the /etc/php.ini file replace max_execution_time = 30 with max_execution_time = 120
  3. Increase PHP script max upload size
    In the /etc/php.ini file replace max_upload_size = 2M with max_upload_size = 50M
    In the /etc/php.ini file replace post_max_size = 8M with post_max_size = 50M
  4. Create the /usr/share/phpinfo folder
    mkdir /usr/share/phpinfo
  5. Create the /usr/share/phpinfo/index.php file with the following text:
    <?php
    phpinfo();
    ?>
  6. Change permissions on the index.php file
    chmod 0755 /usr/share/phpinfo/index.php
  7. Create the /etc/httpd/conf.d/phpinfo.conf file with the following text:
    # phpinfo – PHP utility function for displaying php configuration
    #
    # Allows only localhost by default
    Alias /phpinfo /usr/share/phpinfo
    <Directory /usr/share/phpinfo/>
    order deny,allow
    deny from all
    allow from 127.0.0.1
    </Directory>
  8. Restart Apache Server
    service httpd restart

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