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How to install Zend Server using the A2 QuickInstaller

This article describes how to use the A2 QuickInstaller to install Zend Server 6 or Zend Server 5 CE (Community Edition) .

The A2 QuickInstaller is no longer supported, and is only available on older VPS hosting packages. On newer VPS hosting packages, you can use Webuzo to quickly and easily install a wide range of applications and manage your server.

To check if the A2 QuickInstaller supports this application for your Linux distribution, please see this article.

If you install Zend Server 6, you have a 7-day Enterprise trial license. After 7 days, you can extend the Enterprise trial license for another 30 days. After the 30-day trial expires, you must pay for an Enterprise license or use the free version.

The free version does not include a Java bridge or a job queue. The free version also has a restricted event log (for example, there are no permanent forensics), and you can only do live code tracing. However, even if your trial Enterprise license expires, your PHP applications are still accessible.

Installing Zend Server

To install Zend Server, follow these steps:

  1. Use SSH to log in to your system as the root user.
    To use the A2 QuickInstaller, you must log in as the root user using SSH. You cannot use the serial console in the VPS Control Panel to run the A2 QuickInstaller.
  2. To start the A2 QuickInstaller, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
    sh /usr/sbin/
  3. Under Application Installers, type the option number for Web/Application Servers, and then press ENTER.
  4. On the Web/Application Server Menu, type the option number for LAMP - Zend Server 6 or Zend Server 5 CE, and then press ENTER. The A2 QuickInstaller updates your system, and then begins the installation process.
    The installation process takes some time to complete. Do not interrupt the installation process.
  5. When installation is complete, the A2 QuickInstaller displays information about how to access Zend Server on your system.

Verifying the Zend Server installation

To verify that Zend Server installed successfully, follow these steps:

  1. Use your web browser to visit the following URL, where represents your system's IP address:
    Alternatively, you can use the URL for a non-secure connection.
    If Zend Server installed successfully, the End User License Agreement page appears.

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