How to enable PCNTL in Cpanel server

Process Control support in PHP implements the Unix style of process creation, program execution, signal handling and process termination. Process Control should not be enabled within a web server environment and unexpected results may happen if any Process Control functions are used within a web server environment.

This article explains the steps to enable pcntl extension in Cpanel server.

Create a file appropriate to the php version in the server.

For all PHP 4 versions — /var/cpanel/easy/apache/rawopts/all_php4
For all PHP 5 versions — /var/cpanel/easy/apache/rawopts/all_php5

Add this to the file: --enable-pcntl

Run easyapache and recompile apache,php

Leave a Reply