ionCube loader on Ubuntu 13.10 64bits with PHP-FPM and nginx

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Site error: the file /data/httpd/ requires the ionCube PHP Loader to be installed by the website operator. If you are the website operator please use the ionCube Loader Wizard to assist with installation.

1. Download the following archives of Loaders for Linux x86-64
cd /usr/local
sudo wget
sudo tar xzf ioncube_loaders_lin_x86-64.tar.gz


2. Copy or move the Loader files

PHP modules’ folder can be found using

php -i | grep extension_dir

Example of an output
Example of an output 

mv /usr/local/ioncube/* /usr/lib/php/20151012/

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3. Load the ioncube loader in your php.ini

Open your php.ini

nano /etc/php5/fpm/php.ini

and add the following line

zend_extension = /usr/lib/php/20151012/

4. Restart php-fpm

service php5-fpm restart


Thats it!
Forget those 20_ioncube.ini or ioncube.ini!
They were causing me 502 Bad Gateway!

Tested on Digital Ocean!

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