As of cPanel version 11.52 EasyApache 4 was first implemented and this has now grown into a stable version. If you are planning to install cPanel on the new server then EasyApache 4 will now come as a default software.
Being a system administrator, why should I consider using EasyApache 4 on the server? Are there any advantages? (EasyApache 3 vs EasyApache 4)
Yes, of course! There are number of reason for which you should now consider using EasyApache 4.
- FAST (Addition of new modules takes few seconds).
Comparing with EasyApache 3, EasyApache 4 is fast. As Addition of new modules using RPM's takes just few seconds. This facility wasn't present in EasyApache 3 that's why for addition of every new module, we need to recompile Apache and PHP which was time consuming.
- Auto PHP and Apache update.
An operating system will automatically update PHP and Apache for you using EasyApache 4 as its RPM based.
- Support to PHP Version 7 (PHP7)
There are lots of improvments available in PHP7 as compare with PHP5 which will surely increase your website's performance.
- Support to Multi PHP Version
This is much awaited feature request of cPanel users and an introduction to EasyApache 4 has support to Multi PHP Version with Inheritance.
- Easy Conversion from EasyApache 3 to EasyApache 4
Conversion is safe and easy to do using our simple command-line script, and the conversion process requires no additional work from you.
How to Install EasyApache 4 on cPanel server?
To install EasyApache 4, run the following command on the command line as the root user:
How to uninstall EasyApache 4 on cPanel server?
To uninstall EasyApache 4, perform the following steps on the command line as the root user:
To revert to EasyApache 3 from EasyApache 4, run the following command:
/scripts/migrate_ea3_to_ea4 --revert --run
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