Compare operation modes of the PHP-scripts interpreter.

The following modes are available:

- PHP as Apache module
- PHP as CGI
- PHP as FastCGI

To set up PHP operation mode for a web-site go to ISPmanager -> WWW domains -> select a WWW domain -> select a required PHP mode, if all these modes are allowed for a WWW-domain’s owner.

PHP as Apache module

The apache mod_php module of the Apache web server is used.

Benefits:

Drawbacks:

PHP as CGI

If you are using PHP as CGI, PHP scripts are transfered directly to the PHP interpreter.

Benefits:

Drawbacks:

PHP as FastCGI

The mod_fastcgi module is used. It transfers scripts to the PHP interpreter.

Benefits:

Drawbacks:

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Posted on January 29, 2010