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How to Install Zend Optimizer or Ioncube on DirectAdmin based servers

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This guide applies to DirectAdmin based Linux servers only. SSH into your server and run the commands below:

1. To install Zend:

cd /usr/local/DirectAdmin/custombuild
./build set zend yes
./build zend

2. To install Ioncube:

cd /usr/local/DirectAdmin/custombuild .
/build set ioncube yes
./build ioncube

3. Verify whether Zend or Ioncube have been installed:

php -v

If Zend/Ioncube does not show up with “php -v”, edit /usr/local/lib/php.ini and scroll to the end of the file. Add below lines into php.ini.