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bang847

Sat Jan 25, 2003 5:43 pm

Hi I got earthlink as a webhost and they said that they support PHP4.. anyways.. is PHP something that i have to install on their webservers? I tried to ask the techs there but they did seem to want to answer my question. Is anyone else using earthlink hosting? what kinds of servers are they running? I went to php.net and checked the installition documentation and their are several different unix's... any idea?
I got very little computer knowledge so please forgive me if the questions i ask are plain out bad....

Thanks for all the help you can give me...

p.s. hopefully this trek will lead me to installing SquirrelMail

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Tue Jan 28, 2003 11:41 pm

I would guess that PHP4 is already installed and you just have to upload your scripts.

you might have to use a server side include depending on thier configuration.

tech support should know.

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Fri Jan 31, 2003 12:08 am

Hi!
Try just make a file like this:

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<?PHP 
phpinfo();
?>

copy at the server, and run it

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