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I have Oracle Linux 7.7 instance on Oracle cloud. I want to install PHP 7.2 on it. Previously I have installed PHP 7 on different Linux flavors but I could not find proper documentation, tutorial or how to guide for Oracle Linux.

I have installed PHP 7.2 using following command sudo yum install rh-php72 but when I run

php --version it is not working.

Has someone installed php 7 on Oracle Linux on cloud?

I have following repos enabled

ol7_UEKR5/x86_64
ol7_addons/x86_64
ol7_developer/x86_64
ol7_developer_EPEL/x86_64
ol7_ksplice            
ol7_latest/x86_64
ol7_optional_latest/x86_64
ol7_software_collections/x86_64

Can you please tell me a reference or give steps to install PHP 7 Thanks in advance.

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  • php is installed in /opt/rh/rh-php72/root/usr/bin/php --version and it runs if I give full path.
    – Silkograph
    Sep 21 '19 at 9:03
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    You installed a Software Collection. Do you know how to use Software Collections? Sep 21 '19 at 9:06
  • No I don't know, I am checking the link you have shared. Thanks.
    – Silkograph
    Sep 21 '19 at 9:08
  • That's great Michael, I ran scl enable rh-php72 bash and it is working :-)
    – Silkograph
    Sep 21 '19 at 9:13
  • It works only as cli not working in Apache.
    – Silkograph
    Sep 21 '19 at 13:00

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