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Downloads of v 8.1.10:


Last Update:

01 Sep 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • PHP Authors


php web service nssm admin

PHP Service

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8.1.10 | Updated: 01 Sep 2022



Downloads of v 8.1.10:



Software Author(s):

  • PHP Authors

PHP Service 8.1.10

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install PHP Service, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade PHP Service, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall PHP Service, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade php-service -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade php-service -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install php-service
    name: php-service
    version: '8.1.10'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'php-service' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '8.1.10'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller php-service
    Name     = "php-service"
    Version  = "8.1.10"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'php-service':
  ensure   => '8.1.10',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


There are versions of this package awaiting moderation . See the Version History section below.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 01 Sep 2022.


PHP is a popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development.
Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

This package will install PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) with it's default values. Its installed trough dependencies and those can't be passed with extra arguments.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors
$version    = $env:chocolateyPackageVersion -replace "-beta.*",""
$installDir = "$($env:ChocolateyToolsLocation)\php{0}" -f ($version -replace '\.').Substring(0,2)

# Actual service installation
$ErrorActionPreference = 'SilentlyContinue'
net stop php 2>&1 | Out-Null
sc delete php 2>&1 | Out-Null

nssm stop php 2>&1 | Out-Null
nssm remove php confirm 2>&1 | Out-Null
nssm install php "$($installDir)\php-cgi.exe" 2>&1 | Out-Null
nssm set php Description "PHP, service managed by NSSM" 2>&1 | Out-Null
nssm set php AppDirectory  "$installDir" 2>&1 | Out-Null
nssm set php AppParameters "-b """"""""" 2>&1 | Out-Null
nssm start php 2>&1 | Out-Null
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

# Throw some barebones info for user
Write-Host @"
Config file "$installDir\php.ini"

PHP now can be started and stopped as regular Windows service or through NSSM command interface
Type one of those commands in CMD or PowerShell for php-service control:

"@  -ForegroundColor Green
Write-Host "To start service:" -ForegroundColor Green
Write-Host "    net start php" -ForegroundColor Yellow
Write-Host "    or" -ForegroundColor Green
Write-Host "    nssm start php" -ForegroundColor Yellow

Write-Host "To stop service:" -ForegroundColor Green
Write-Host "    net stop php" -ForegroundColor Yellow
Write-Host "    or" -ForegroundColor Green
Write-Host "    nssm stop php" -ForegroundColor Yellow

Write-Host "To restart service do both:" -ForegroundColor Green
Write-Host "    net stop php" -ForegroundColor Yellow
Write-Host "    net start php" -ForegroundColor Yellow
Write-Host "    or" -ForegroundColor Green
Write-Host "    nssm stop php" -ForegroundColor Yellow
Write-Host "    nssm start php" -ForegroundColor Yellow
$ErrorActionPreference = 'SilentlyContinue'
nssm stop php 2>&1 | Out-Null
nssm remove php confirm 2>&1 | Out-Null
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
PHP Service 8.2.1 16 Thursday, January 5, 2023
Waiting for Maintainer
PHP Service 8.1.9 84 Thursday, August 4, 2022 Approved
PHP Service 8.1.8 76 Saturday, July 9, 2022 Approved
PHP Service 8.1.7 100 Thursday, June 9, 2022 Approved
PHP Service 8.1.6 84 Thursday, May 12, 2022 Approved
PHP Service 8.1.5 75 Thursday, April 14, 2022 Approved
PHP Service 8.1.4 128 Thursday, March 17, 2022 Approved
PHP Service 8.1.3 127 Thursday, February 17, 2022 Approved
PHP Service 8.1.2 90 Tuesday, February 8, 2022 Approved
PHP Service 8.0.10 332 Thursday, August 26, 2021 Approved
PHP Service 8.0.8 132 Thursday, July 1, 2021 Approved
PHP Service 8.0.7 119 Thursday, June 3, 2021 Approved
PHP Service 8.0.6 101 Friday, May 7, 2021 Approved
PHP Service 8.0.1 239 Thursday, January 7, 2021 Approved
PHP Service 93 Tuesday, December 22, 2020 Approved
PHP Service 7.4.13 341 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Approved
PHP Service 7.4.9 321 Thursday, August 6, 2020 Approved
PHP Service 7.4.7 223 Thursday, June 11, 2020 Approved
PHP Service 7.4.6 172 Saturday, May 30, 2020 Approved
PHP Service 7.4.5 224 Thursday, April 16, 2020 Approved
PHP Service 7.4.3 276 Saturday, February 22, 2020 Approved
PHP Service 7.4.2 218 Thursday, January 23, 2020 Approved
PHP Service 7.4.1 1317 Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Approved
PHP Service 7.4.0 256 Thursday, November 28, 2019 Approved
PHP Service 7.3.12 173 Thursday, November 21, 2019 Approved
PHP Service 7.3.11 216 Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Approved
PHP Service 7.3.10 170 Thursday, September 26, 2019 Approved
PHP Service 7.3.9 189 Thursday, August 29, 2019 Approved
PHP Service 7.3.8 169 Thursday, August 8, 2019 Approved
PHP Service 7.3.7 167 Thursday, July 4, 2019 Approved
PHP Service 7.3.6 203 Thursday, May 30, 2019 Approved
PHP Service 7.3.5 178 Thursday, May 2, 2019 Approved
PHP Service 7.3.3 195 Friday, March 15, 2019 Approved
PHP Service 7.3.1 213 Friday, January 11, 2019 Approved
PHP Service 7.3.0 246 Friday, December 7, 2018 Approved
PHP Service 7.2.12 211 Friday, November 9, 2018 Approved
PHP Service 7.2.10 223 Friday, September 14, 2018 Approved
PHP Service 7.2.9 254 Friday, August 17, 2018 Approved
PHP Service 7.2.8 230 Thursday, July 19, 2018 Approved
PHP Service 7.2.7 243 Thursday, June 21, 2018 Approved
php-service (Install) 7.2.5 307 Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Approved

  • Core:
    . Fixed --CGI-- support of run-tests.php. (cmb)
    . Fixed incorrect double to long casting in latest clang. (zeriyoshi)
    . Fixed bug GH-9266 (GC root buffer keeps growing when dtors are present).
    (Michael Olšavský)

  • Date:
    . Fixed bug GH-8730 (DateTimediff miscalculation is same time zone of
    different type). (Derick)
    . Fixed bug GH-8964 (DateTime object comparison after applying delta less
    than 1 second). (Derick)
    . Fixed bug GH-9106: (DateInterval 1.5s added to DateTimeInterface is rounded
    down since PHP 8.1.0). (Derick)
    . Fixed bug #81263 (Wrong result from DateTimeImmutable
    diff). (Derick)

  • DBA:
    . Fixed LMDB driver memory leak on DB creation failure (Girgias)
    . Fixed bug GH-9155 (dba_open("non-existing", "c-", "flatfile") segfaults)

  • IMAP:
    . Fixed bug GH-9309 (Segfault when connection is used after imap_close()).

  • Intl:
    . Fixed IntlDateFormatter::formatObject() parameter type. (Gert de Pagter)

  • MBString:
    . Fixed bug GH-9008 (mb_detect_encoding(): wrong results with null $encodings).

  • OPcache:
    . Fixed bug GH-9033 (Loading blacklist file can fail due to negative length).
    . Fixed bug GH-9164 (Segfault in zend_accel_class_hash_copy).
    (Arnaud, Sergei Turchanov)

  • PDO_SQLite:
    . Fixed bug GH-9032 (SQLite3 authorizer crashes on NULL values). (cmb)

  • SQLite3:
    . Fixed bug GH-9032 (SQLite3 authorizer crashes on NULL values). (cmb)

  • Streams:
    . Fixed bug GH-8472 (The resource returned by stream_socket_accept may have
    incorrect metadata). (Jakub Zelenka)
    . Fixed bug GH-8409 (SSL handshake timeout leaves persistent connections
    hanging). (Jakub Zelenka, Twosee)

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