PHP 5.3.1 installation on IIS6

Posted on 2009-12-29
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
hello, I am trying to enable PHP script execution on IIS6 and its not working, I am getting an error that the specified module could not be found. I have tried both the installer and the zip package. Right now I have the installer version with a mapping to php5isapi.dll which i loaded additionally as it was not in the current php package. I am not sure which PECL modules I have to load maybe that is the issue. I have a mapping in the IIS for php extentions and these are allowed too.
Appreciate some assistance, tnx
Question by:nevyana2006
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    Expert Comment

    It could be an issue with the spaces in your path.  Try this.

    If the path to your PHP directory has spaces (e.g. "C:\\Program Files\\PHP") and IIS gives a 500+ error or responds with "The specified module could not be found." when you try to run a PHP script, try changing the ISAPI DLL's path in IIS (in the "Home Directory" tab, under "Configuration...") to the 8.3-equivalent path.
    That is, use C:\\PROGRA~1\\PHP\\php5isapi.dll instead of "C:\\Program Files\\PHP\\php5isapi.dll".

    Expert Comment

    1)First download the Php5.1.2 in to ur harddisk
    2) Rename the Php5.1.2 to PhP
    3)copy this Php folder in C:\PHP\
    4) go to control panel and select IIS and click on Handler Settings  on right side there is a hyperlink
    5) ADD SCRIPT TAG click
    6) in ReQUEST PATH textbox: *.php
    7) Executable:  click browse button C:\php\php5isapi.dll
    8) Name: PHP
    9) create one demo.php page and run

    U r Ready to Run,,,,

    Author Comment

    In IIS6 I have the extentions path to C:\PHP\php5isapi.dll - with one forward slash - the other enrties are with one forward slash. I have restarted the service after the update and the server was rebooted too.

    Not sure abt item 4) - handler settings - not seem to find these...


    Expert Comment

    I am sending you a link in which stepwise given

    I hope this will help out Dude..

    I hope you will run the PHP page

    Accepted Solution

    i am sorry i have missed your response. usually get an e-mail when there is an update to the question. i didn't see your response until today when i was abt to delete the question. in the mean time found this article:
    which worked for me.. if someone takes that road - make sure you read the wgiz comments following the article. thank you very much.

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