[nSLUG] Problem setting up a test server

Robin Murray nibor.yarrum at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 13:01:57 AST 2015


I'm not familiar at all with zend, but if you manually run the command
that failed that may provide a clue:

/usr/sbin/apache2ctl -S




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Robin Murray
Hatchet Lake,
Nova Scotia
Canada


On Sat, Nov 21, 2015 at 10:41 AM, Frank Geitzler
<frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca> wrote:
> I am setting up a development server on a Ubuntu 14.04 desktop system,
> following instructions from an e-book from Hallifax Library titled "Learning
> PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and CSS, 2E" by Robin Nixon.  The third chapter
> refers to downloading a free Apache server called a Zend server, and I
> reached the point in the installation requiring me to specify the PHP
> version (5.5 or 5.6) I require, so I entered the following command:
>
>     # sudo aptitude install zend-server-php-5.6
>
> After I entered that command everything seemed to go well until the end of
> the installation,
> when the following messages were produced.  I documented the error to the
> Zend support center,
> but I won't hold my breath waiting for a response, since I described myself
> as a student,
> and stated that the application was not mission-critical, etc.
> Can anyone suggest what might have gone wrong, and what I can do to recover?
> I have a copy of the log,
> but am not sure what the security implications to me would be of providing
> all the URLs, etc. shown
> in the log on an open web forum.
> Thanks,
> Frank
>
> The messages at the end of the installation were:
>
> ERROR: "/usr/sbin/apache2ctl" -S 2>&1 returned with error
> Zend Server encountered some problems while configuring Apache and could not
> be installed.
> Please refer to the Zend Support Center at
> http://www.zend.com/en/support-center/ for further assistance.
>
> dpkg: error processing zend-server-php-5.6 (--configure):
>  subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2
> Setting up odbcinst (2.2.14p2-5ubuntu3) ...
> Processing triggers for libc-bin ...
> ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  zend-server-php-5.6
> Log ended: 2015-11-20  05:18:10
>
> The following is the installation procedure I was following.  I followed
> this procedure to the point where it required me to complete and submit
> the above-mentioned aptitude command, which followed the heading "*To
> Install:*" in the instructions.
>
>     Google “zend server”
>
> zend.com -zend(r) Server – The Complete PHP App Platform ->
>
> _www.zend.com/Server <http://www.zend.com/Server>_ -> Download Free Trial ->
>
> Zend Server with Z-Ray Free Trial
>
> Please select your platform - Linux (x86_64) -
>
> (scroll down to Installation Instructions ) ->
>
> Installation Guide
>
> Welcome to the Zend Server Installation Guide
>
> To get started, select the most suitable type of installation
> or upgrade instructions according to your operating system:
>
> debian – ubuntu -> install
>
>
> Installing Zend Server on DEB
>
> This topic describes the procedures for installing Zend Server on a DEB
> operating system.
>
> Note:
>
> After installing Zend Server 8.5, you will automatically be using a
> 30-day enterprise edition trial license.
> ...
>
>
>
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