Zend Server

The following instructions describe how to obtain and install Zend Server. A summary of the procedure follows and later sections provide the details.

If you plan to upgrade an existing version of Zend Server to a newer version rather than install Zend Server for the first time, see the section on "Upgrading Zend Server " for information about upgrade procedures and about issues that you should consider before upgrading.

Installing for the First Time

To determine if Zend Server is supported on your platform of choice see the list in Choosing Which Distribution to Install”.
Please note that not all platforms are equally suitable for running Zend Server.


If you are installing Zend Server to be added as a node to a cluster using Zend Server Cluster Manager, you must install Zend Server with Session Clustering and the component must be turned on.

Installation Directories

Not all users decide to install their software in the same location. To reflect this actuality, all paths in this document have been replaced with the following prefix: <install_path>. This represents the location of the installed files. If you used the default settings, the location should be as follows:



Related Links

Related Links:

Choosing Which Distribution to Install

Ports and Services


Installed Components