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June 21, 2006, 2:15 am
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or 5) on Windows (with IIS) and I am NOT using the Windows installer, but
instead the windows php*.zip installation, I need only
1. Unzip the file to a directory. (say...c:\php)
2. Create my php.ini, and if I put it in c:\php I am ok(?)
3. Configure IIS for php.
Is that it? I mean, can someone confirm for me that this is all (in a
nutshell) I need to do get php (basically) running on a Windows IIS machine?
Re: Installation question MS IIS
One other thing to watch: userpermissions.
PHP runs typically on M$ under IIS as user IUSR_<machinename>.
Make sure that user has the rights to read all needed files.
That user also needs writepermission on a temp directory where sessions are
stored, and any other directory you want to use for writing.
use php_info(); to test your installation.
Also make sure you have 1 php.ini file, saves a headache later on.
You do not need to restart the server, only IIS to test your new