Installing Zend Server on RPM (RHEL and CentOS)

This topic describes the procedures for installing Zend Server on an RPM (RHEL and CentOS) based operating system.

Requirements for installation:

  • Administration login to the server (root / sudo)
  • Internet access to download resources for installation (e.g., your distro repository for dependencies, if you use NginX etc.).
  • At least 1GB of disk space on the mount point which will be used for /usr/local/zend (about 500MB is used for standard installation)

Automatic or Manual installation?

Automatic installation using the Repository Installer script is the recommended and simplest method to install Zend Server, as it ensures a correct and healthier installation or upgrade process. The script ensures that the correct repositories are set, verifies system requirements and issues the correct package management commands to set Zend Server up properly.

Notes about SELinux:

If you are using SELinux, see SELinux for more information on installing Zend Server with SELinux support.

Nginx installation requires SELinux to be disabled before installation. If you cannot disable SELinux, check Apache installation options instead of NginX.

Launching (initializing) Zend Server:

To launch and start using Zend Server, open your browser at: https://<Server_IP>:10082/ZendServer (secure), or http://<Server_IP>:10081/ZendServer.

Licensing Zend Server:

After installing Zend Server 2021.2, you will automatically be using a 30-day Enterprise edition trial license. To continue working with Zend Server after this time period, you need to register your "Launched" server instance with a valid license (see Zend Server Editions), or join an existing Zend Server cluster with available licensing units. To get a new license for any edition or cluster, please contact Zend.