Enable PHP-FPM

NOTE: We are in the process of modifying the file structure and configuration for many Bitnami stacks. On account of these changes, the file paths stated in this guide may change depending on whether your Bitnami stack uses native Linux system packages (Approach A), or if it is a self-contained installation (Approach B). To identify your Bitnami installation type and what approach to follow, run the command below:

 $ test ! -f "/opt/bitnami/common/bin/openssl" && echo "Approach A: Using system packages." || echo "Approach B: Self-contained installation."

The output of the command indicates which approach (A or B) is used by the installation, and will allow you to identify the paths, configuration and commands to use in this guide. Refer to the FAQ for more information on these changes.

PHP-FPM is enabled by default. In case you find that it is not, follow these steps to re-enable it:

  • Enable the PHP-FPM service: Depending on your installation type, run the following commands:

    • Approach A (Bitnami installations using system packages):

        $ sudo mv /etc/monit/conf.d/php-fpm.conf.disabled /etc/monit/conf.d/php-fpm.conf
        $ sudo gonit reload
    • Approach B (Self-contained Bitnami installations):

        $ sudo mv /opt/bitnami/php/scripts/ /opt/bitnami/php/scripts/
  • Start PHP-FPM:

      $ sudo /opt/bitnami/ start php-fpm
  • Enable PHP-FPM configuration in Apache. Update the /opt/bitnami/apache2/conf/httpd.conf file and disable the php7 module:

      #LoadModule php7_module modules/
  • In the same file, disable the mpm_prefork module:

      #LoadModule mpm_prefork_module modules/
  • In the same file, enable the mpm_event module:

      LoadModule mpm_event_module modules/
  • Restart Apache:

      $ sudo /opt/bitnami/ restart apache
Last modification December 21, 2022