Installing a License File
The following procedure describes how to install a license file that
was generated by Zend Guard on a user's machine. This procedure should
be done as part of the installation/transition from evaluation process
of your application.
To install a license file:
Open the php.ini
file in a text editor.
the line with the directive zend_optimizer.license_path.
If a line for this directive does not exist, add a line to the php.ini
and type zend_optimizer.license_path=
If the path
where the license file resides is not found on the zend_optimizer.license_path
directive-line (after the = sign), add it to the end of the line. Remember
to separate the paths with a colon (for UNIX) or a semicolon (for Windows).
If your PHP
is installed as SAPI/ISAPI, restart the Web-server for the changes to
Placement of the license
file is critical to the validation process. If the license is not in the
correct location, Zend Guard will assume that the product is not-licensed.
License validity and locations are checked and loaded when PHP starts