Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Fedora 21 has reached its end-of-life support.
- These instructions are intended specifically for installing the Memcached PHP Extension on a single Fedora 21 node.
- I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 21 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
- Follow our tutorial on How to Install Memcached on Fedora 21 prior to this KB!
- Apache and PHP must be installed.
Step #1: Install Memcached PHP ExtensionFirst, clean-up yum:
yum clean allAs a matter of best practice we’ll update our packages:
yum -y updateThen installing PHP Memcached extension and related packages is now as simple as running just one command::
yum -y install php-pecl-memcache
Step #2: Verify InstallationRestart Memcached and httpd:
systemctl restart memcached systemctl restart httpdUse the following command to view information on the installed PHP modules:
php -m | grep memcacheAnd look for a response similar to: memcache You can also verify the configuration of PHP with phpinfo. Follow our tutorial: How To: Check PHP Modules With phpinfo