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Posted on 2011-09-15
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I would like to install PHP and MySQL on a server 2003 machine. I'm currently running IIS5 and don't need Apache. I'm not comfortable installing it myself in a production environment. Is there a prepackaged installer that can install both, and configure them?
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by:Lukasz Chmielewski
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Not that (I) know off. What do you need it for ?
It seems that the Apache / PHP / MySQL package is very easy to use (XAMPP i.e.)...
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I have used XAMPP locally on my laptop for development and testing. The server is running IIS though, and I was afraid Apache might conflict with IIS.

Right now, the server is setup for ASP, and I'm only familiar with PHP and MySQL.
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PranjalShah earned 500 total points
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As Roads_Roads said, there aren't any ready packages for IIS/PHP/MySQL configuration. Although its easy than you think to set up manually. Just need to be careful. Here is one with IIS7

http://blondr.blogspot.com/2006/11/set-up-iis-7-w-mysql-and-php-5.html

IIS5/6

http://www.iis-aid.com/articles/how_to_guides/installing_php_5_iis_5_simple_steps
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@PranjalShah Thank you for your help. The PHP installation was much easier than I expected thanks to your guide.
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