How to install memcached

Posted on 2011-04-19
Last Modified: 2012-06-27

       I'm trying to install memcached on Mac OS X Snow Leopard, with XAMPP, following the instructions from but for some reason memcached doesn't show up when I call phpinfo()...

Can anyone help me out with this?

Thanks in advance!
Question by:errang
    LVL 48

    Accepted Solution

    Have you restatred the web server and checked it's log.
    Are you sure you added to your php.ini (which is shown in your phpinfo():

    Author Comment

    Yes, I followed those instructions to the letter.

    All except the command pecl download memcached... I got an error saying there's no such thing as pecl... so I found another link.

    But yes, after I did that, I made sure to add the line to the php.ini file in XAMPP, and then I restarted the server, both with the command line as well as XAMPP control.

    Author Comment

    Here's the php.ini file if you want to take a look... to see if I did it right.


    Featured Post

    Why You Should Analyze Threat Actor TTPs

    After years of analyzing threat actor behavior, it’s become clear that at any given time there are specific tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) that are particularly prevalent. By analyzing and understanding these TTPs, you can dramatically enhance your security program.

    Join & Write a Comment

    Suggested Solutions

    Why do we like using grid based layouts in website design? Let's look at the live examples of websites and compare them to grid based WordPress themes.
    Read about why website design really matters in today's demanding market.
    The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to set up the WordPress backend so that each page automatically generates a Mailchimp signup form in the sidebar. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. Tools Used are Photoshop, Awesome…
    This video teaches users how to migrate an existing Wordpress website to a new domain.

    733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

    Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

    Join & Ask a Question

    Need Help in Real-Time?

    Connect with top rated Experts

    23 Experts available now in Live!

    Get 1:1 Help Now