Would you like to learn how to install Apache and PHP-FPM? In this tutorial, we are going to configure the Apache server and enable the PHP support using PHP-FPM on a computer running Ubuntu Linux.

• Ubuntu 20
• Ubuntu 19
• Ubuntu 18
• Apache 2.4.41
• PHP 7.4.3

Equipment list

The following section presents the list of equipment used to create this tutorial.

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Tutorial Apache - PHP-FPM installation

Install the Apache server.

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Install the PHP-FPM package.

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Enable the required Apache modules.

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If you had PHP previously installed, you need to disable the standard PHP module.

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Enable the MPM_EVENT feature.

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Restart the PHP-FPM service.

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Restart the Apache service.

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In our example, the PHP-FPM version 7.4 was installed on the Apache server.

Create a file to test the PHP installation.

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Here is the file content.

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Open the browser and access the PHP test page.

In our example, the following URL was entered in the Browser:


The Apache server will display the PHP information.

Apache - PHP-FPM

Congratulations! You installed Apache and PHP-FPM on Ubuntu Linux.