Synchronet v3.18b-Win32 (install) has been released (Sept-2020).

Synchronet is switching to Git

You can donate to the Synchronet project using PayPal.

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
howto:php [2010/11/18 18:42]
digitalman
howto:php [2015/11/02 11:24] (current)
deuce Initial documentation for PHP-FPM
Line 1: Line 1:
 ====== Use PHP with the Synchronet Web Server ====== ====== Use PHP with the Synchronet Web Server ======
-Dynamic [[http://​php.net/​|PHP]] content may be served by the Synchronet Web Server using //​PHP-CGI//​.+Dynamic [[http://​php.net/​|PHP]] content may be served by the Synchronet Web Server using //​PHP-CGI// ​or, for 3.17a builds newer than November 1st, 20015, using //​PHP-FPM//​. ​ PHP-CGI is slower and less efficient than PHP-FPM, so PHP-FPM is recommended when available.
  
 PHP applications //will not// magically have access to your Synchronet content (e.g. users, messages, files). PHP applications //will not// magically have access to your Synchronet content (e.g. users, messages, files).
Line 6: Line 6:
 ===== Install PHP ===== ===== Install PHP =====
  
-Make sure you get PHP-CGI support. On *nix platforms, this is achieved by excluding the ''​--with-apxs2''​ option from the ''​configure''​ command-line during the installation process.+Make sure you get PHP-CGI ​or PHP-FPM ​support ​as needed. On *nix platforms, this is achieved ​for PHP-CGI ​by excluding the ''​--with-apxs2''​ option from the ''​configure''​ command-line during the installation process.
  
 ===== Install PHP Content ===== ===== Install PHP Content =====
Line 14: Line 14:
 :!: Note: many PHP web applications require 3rd party database support (e.g. MySQL), which may need to be installed as well. :!: Note: many PHP web applications require 3rd party database support (e.g. MySQL), which may need to be installed as well.
  
-===== Configure Web Server =====+===== Configure Web Server ​For PHP-CGI ​=====
  
 Edit your ''​[[dir:​ctrl]]/​[[config:​sbbs.ini]]''​ file, ensuring: Edit your ''​[[dir:​ctrl]]/​[[config:​sbbs.ini]]''​ file, ensuring:
Line 35: Line 35:
 Edit your ''​[[dir:​ctrl]]/​[[config:​web_handler.ini]]''​ file. Edit your ''​[[dir:​ctrl]]/​[[config:​web_handler.ini]]''​ file.
  
-If you're using Synchronet for Windows, edit the ''​[CGI.Win32]''​ section, otherwise, edit the ''​[CGI]''​ section:+If you're using Synchronet for Windows ​v3.15 (Web Server Revision 1.525 or later), edit the ''​[CGI.Win32]''​ section, otherwise, edit the ''​[CGI]''​ section:
  
 Ensure the ''​php''​ key value points to the correct path (location) of your ''​php-cgi''​ (or ''​php-cgi.exe''​) file.  Ensure the ''​php''​ key value points to the correct path (location) of your ''​php-cgi''​ (or ''​php-cgi.exe''​) file. 
Line 58: Line 58:
 value=200 value=200
 </​file>​ </​file>​
 +
 +:!: If you see the PHP error ''​This PHP CGI binary was compiled with force-redirect enabled.'',​ that indicates that your ''​[[dir:​ctrl]]/​[[config:​cgi_env.ini]]''​ file is missing this key.
 +
 +===== Configure Web Server For PHP-FPM =====
 +
 +Edit your ''​[[dir:​ctrl]]/​[[config:​sbbs.ini]]''​ file, ensuring:
 +  - The Web Server is enabled (''​AutoStart=true''​)
 +  - If your application has an ''​index.php''​ file, that that file is included in the ''​IndexFileNames''​ value (comma separated list)
 +  - The ''​MaxCgiInactivity''​ value is set to something sane (default: 120 seconds)
 +  - The ''​Options''​ key value **does not** include the ''​NO_CGI''​ option (bit 5)
 +   
 +Example:
 +<​file>​
 +[Web]
 +AutoStart=true
 +IndexFileNames=index.html,​index.ssjs,​index.php
 +MaxCgiInactivity=120
 +Options=NO_HOST_LOOKUP
 +</​file>​
 +
 +Edit the [[server:​web#​webctrl.ini per-directory configuration file|webctrl.ini file]] at the root of your PHP application and configure it to use FastCGI.
 +
 +Example:
 +<​file>​
 +[*.php]
 +FastCGISocket=127.0.0.1:​9000
 +</​file>​
 +
 +Make sure that php-fpm is running and that the listener socket is the same as in the FastCGISocket line.
  
 :!: If you see the PHP error ''​This PHP CGI binary was compiled with force-redirect enabled.'',​ that indicates that your ''​[[dir:​ctrl]]/​[[config:​cgi_env.ini]]''​ file is missing this key. :!: If you see the PHP error ''​This PHP CGI binary was compiled with force-redirect enabled.'',​ that indicates that your ''​[[dir:​ctrl]]/​[[config:​cgi_env.ini]]''​ file is missing this key.

In Other Languages