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Old 03-05-2010, 06:52 PM   #1
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Using Putty to find Ioncube Loader for Dreamhost account..


Thank you for reviewing my situation. I really appreciate your
help.

All my statements are prefixed with an * ----before my text.


*---Here's the story so far.....I've got a third party software that I'd like to upload to my dreamhost account. It prevents people stealing your download links, and it demands an IonCube loader for it to work.

*---I'm new to all this and I don't understand when to write what commands in Shell to get an IonCube loader in my dreamhost account.

1. Which operating system you are using?
=>Linux
2. Which PHP version you are using?
=>5.2 or 12 (I forget now)
3. Is your PHP build threaded or not?
=>Not Threaded
4. Where your php.ini file is?
=>/etc/--/--

The 'php.ini Install Assistant' link on the installation helper PHP script is provided to assist with this. Access the script from a web server or a PHP cli or cgi executable and it should tell you which Loader to install, which file to edit and what you need to add (it's just a one line change).....?

*---I had no luck with this at all

------------

*---I have Putty and it seems to like me, although I feel like a Hacker
somehow going into the depths of Dreamhost.......scary, slightly!

*---Anyhow, I just don't get it and I need some assistance, if possible.

*---Here are some terms I've received that I don't understand.....

The Linux Loader for PHP 5.2 releases is required..?

Looking for Loader 'ioncube_loader_lin_5.2.so'

Run-time loading is not currently possible....

*---ugh

*---What's an alternative to Run-time loading?

*---Can anyone, brilliant, help me get for instance a tar.gz file unpacked..?

*---Below is some help I found online and it didn't work.....

//In order to view encoded ionCube files on your server you need the ionCube loader. This is a free plugin for Apache web server that only takes a few minutes to install and is well worth it.

http://www.ioncube.com/

Requirements:
- Root Shell access to your server
- phpinfo page: create a new document and call it phpinfo.php. Inside place phpinfo(); Place this document in your www directory so you can view it and see all your PHP settings.

Installing ionCube Loader:

1. Download the program and store it on your server using wget or FTP.

CODE
wget http://downloads2.ioncube.com/loader..._x86-64.tar.gz


2. Unpack the program
tar -zxvf ioncube_loaders_lin_x86-64.tar.gz

3. cd ioncube

4. copy ioncube-loader-helper.php to a web directory such as your hosting directory and open it in your

browser window.
cp ioncube-loader-helper.php /home/userdirectoryhere/www

Then open it http://www.yourdomai...ader-helper.php

The output should be something similar to:

Analysis of your system configuration shows:

PHP Version 5.2.5
Operating System Linux
Threaded PHP No
php.ini file /usr/local/lib/php.ini
Required Loader ioncube_loader_lin_5.2.so

5. Now lets move the iconcube directory to a permanent location:
cd ..
mv ioncube /usr/local

6. Now that you know the location of php.ini you need to edit it.
pico /usr/local/lib/php.ini

Now find where other zend extentions are in the file.
ctrl + w: zend_extension

Paste in your new line for ioncube loader
zend_extension = /usr/local/ioncube/ioncube_loader_lin_5.2.so

7. Save the changes
ctrl + X then Y and enter

8. Restart the web server to take effect.
/etc/init.d/httpd restart

Success! You should now see a section in your PHP Info page that says:
Additional Modules
Module Name ionCube Loader

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*---Has anyone any suggestions as to how they can help me....

Thanks once again for reviewing this....

defx
 
Old 04-05-2010, 11:31 AM   #2
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The alternative to "runtime" loading is covered in steps 5-8. Have you tried those steps? If so and it's still not working, what's the step you're having an issue with and the exact error message you're seeing?

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