How To Install Ioncube V11 In cPanel
Ioncube have released V11 of the Ioncube Loaders. Ioncube protects PHP code from theft by encrypting to code so it cannot be viewed. Lots of software developers use this system to protect their intellectual property. Ioncube can be installed to cPanel servers by using the command line until Easy Apache 4 is updated. So, to Install Ioncube V11 In cPanel. Follow this guide.
Currently, you cannot install Ioncube Loaders V11 in CloudLinux environments. But. as a workaround, you can install Ioncube V11 in cPanel to EA-PHP and switch your website to use that version of PHP.
Remove Ioncube Loaders V10
Before you can install Ioncube V11 you may need to remove V10 if you have it installed. Now, in the command line as the root user or a user with root privileges issue the below command. This assumes you are removing V10 from EA-PHP7.4.
yum remove ea-php74-php-ioncube10
Install Ioncube V11 In cPanel
Now we are ready to install V11 to your cPanel server. Issue the below command. This assumes you are installing V11 to EA PHP 7.4 which should not be different as V11 only runs on V7.4 at the moment.
yum install ea-php74-php-ioncube11.x86_64
So now you have Ioncube V11 installed and working, If required ensure you set your account to use the EA-PHP 7.4 version. Next, you could use a PHPinfo page to confirm that your version of PHP is using the new Ioncube loaders.
Create PHP Info Page
Confirm Ioncube has been installed correctly. Create a new PHP file called php.php. In the file enter the below code. Navigate to the file in a browser. Search for “ioncube”. If the install went well you will see the new version of Ioncube.
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