EasyApache 3 Has Reached End-Of-Life

EasyApache Version 3 has been officially deprecated as of 31 December 2018 and will no longer be receiving updates or support from cPanel. The InMotion Hosting system administration team will be performing upgrades over the next few weeks for customers still using PHP 5.3 or below. PHP 5.4 is required for EasyApache 4. If you Read More >

Remove Older PHP Versions in WHM

As PHP 5.6 and 7.0 reaches end of life, VPS users will want to remove these packages to improve server security. Below we cover how to remove PHP versions using Easy Apache 4 in WHM. Remove PHP Versions Further secure your VPS with best security practices, ConfigServer & Firewall (CSF), and email authentication.

How to Check the Version of EasyApache Running

Servers running cPanel come with their custom software, EasyApache, which controls the PHP and Apache configurations. If you need to change PHP settings and you are running EasyApache 3 (EA3 which is now obsolete), you may directly modify the php.ini file to change them. However, if you are running EasyApache 4 (EA4), direct changes to Read More >

How to Remove a Custom EasyApache 4 Profile

cPanel includes a few default EasyApache 4 profiles that allow you to easily provision one listed under Available Profiles in WHM. Alternatively, you can customize your own configuration and save a custom profile to include in WHM’s list of Available Profiles. If you no longer wish to keep your custom profile, you can delete the Read More >

Installing suPHP with mod_suphp using EasyApache 4

In This Tutorial: Install suPHP Change PHP Handler Confirm Changes suPHP is one of a few PHP Handlers availble to choose from. suPHP runs as a CGI module and its major benefits are stronger security and easy permissions management. In this guide, you will learn how to install suPHP with mod_suphp using EasyApache 4. NOTE: Read More >

How to Save a Custom EasyApache 4 Profile

In This Tutorial: Convert Save Upload Using EasyApache 4 (EA4), you can easily manipulate the configuration for PHP and Apache by installing various modules and extensions that may be required for your website. EA4 comes with a few default configurations called Profiles. These profiles are custom configuration templates that include specific PHP and Apache modules Read More >

Installing DSO with mod_ruid2 using EasyApache 4

In This Tutorial: Install DSO/mod_ruid2 Confirm DSO Available Set DSO Handler Dynamic Shared Object (DSO) is an Apache module that is used to handle PHP scripts. It is one of a few PHP Handlers available to choose from. Its major benefits are speed and the ability to use OpCode caching. When implemented with the Apache Read More >

How to Revert an EasyApache Migration

EasyApache 4 is the most current version available with cPanel. If you ran the EasyApache 3 (EA3) to EasyApache 4 (EA4) migration and it caused issues with your site, you can revert the EasyApache conversion. Below, are the steps for how to revert an EasyApache migration after you have completed a conversion from EA3 to Read More >

How to Install a PHP Extension Using EasyApache 4

If you’re looking to install a PHP extension on your PHP web hosting, EasyApache 4 (EA4) offers a seamless solution. It simplifies the management of PHP extensions compared to EasyApache 3 (EA3). In this article, we will guide you through the process of installing the fileinfo PHP extension using EasyApache 4. You can easily follow Read More >

How to Update EasyApache 3 to EasyApache 4

EasyApache (EA) is the software, included with a cPanel installation, that installs, configures, and updates server components like PHP versions and Apache modules. cPanel has recently announced the deprecation of EasyApache 3 (EA3) and that the last version of cPanel to support EA3 is version 11.62. This means that in order to upgrade to cPanel’s Read More >

How to Upgrade PHP using EasyApache 4

You can easily upgrade or update your server’s version of PHP using the EasyApache 4 tool in WHM (Web Host Manager). In this tutorial we will show walk you through the update/upgrade steps. If you came here from our article on how to pass PCI compliance scans, outdated versions of PHP are a common thing Read More >

How to Upgrade Apache with EasyApache

In this article, we’ll show you how to upgrade Apache on your web server using the EasyApache script in WHM (Web Host Manager) and command-line interface (CLI). This process would require having root access on your VPS or dedicated server, and it’s important to note this is a more advanced task that most users would Read More >

Install the mbstring PHP Extension with EasyApache 3

When configuring a website to work with different languages on a Linux server, the mbstring extension will need to be installed on the server for the website functionality to work. The mbstring extension is what php uses to parse different language encoding’s. This article will explain how to install the mbstring extension through shell. NOTE: Read More >