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Short Description
Quickly run any PHP version in Apache.
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Prophusion for Apache

This docker image makes it fast and easy to switch amongst any PHP versions
within the Apache webserver since 5.3.9.

It is built from the prophusion-base image, and the
characteristics of the php builds are very similar.

Basic Usage

  1. Install docker
  2. In your terminal, run this command:
    docker run -it -p 8080:80 -e "PHP_VERSION=7.0.10" prophusion/prophusion-apache /bin/bash

    The prophusion-apache docker image will download and start. Then PHP 7.0.10 will be loaded
    into the container and configured in apache.

  3. On your docker host, visit
    http://localhost:8080 in a web browser. You should be greeted with a default page showing the
    phpinfo() for PHP 7.0.10.
  4. You can test another PHP version, say 5.6.25, by running the following command in the container:
    prophusion apache-version 5.6.25
    Note: Changing the PHP version used by Apache causes Apache to restart.

Additional Usage

Running your own app

To have the container host your code instead of the stylish default phpinfo page, mount it in the
container's /var/www/html. For example, if you have an app on your docker host at /path/to/my-killer-app,
you could run
docker run -p 8080:80 -v /path/to/my-killer-app:/var/www/html -e "PHP_VERSION=7.0.0" prophusion/prophusion-apache

Changing the PHP version from the docker host

When you do not tell the container to run a shell such as /bin/bash as part of your docker run, it will tail
apache's logs until it is stopped with docker stop. You will not have a shell in the container in this case,
but you can still change the PHP version used by running this command from the docker host:
docker exec [container-name] prophusion apache-version [new.php.version]
where container-name is the container name or id as listed by docker ps, and new.php.version
is the next php version you want the container to run.

The container prints an example of this command including the correct container-name when it starts up.

Bugs, Feature Requests, & Contributing

  • If you've found a bug or want to request a feature, please
    create an issue on github to report it.
  • How you can help:
    • Pull requests to prophusion's repositories on github are welcome!
    • Host a mirror of the PHP builds. Contact mike@mbaynton.com if you'd like to help in this way.
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