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Last Update:

22 Feb 2020

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Software Author(s):

  • PHP Authors


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PHP Service

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7.4.3 | Updated: 22 Feb 2020



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  • PHP Authors

PHP Service 7.4.3

This is not the latest version of PHP Service available.

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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:


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

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • 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. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade php-service -y --source="'STEP 3 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="'STEP 3 URL'"

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure php-service installed
    name: php-service
    state: present
    version: 7.4.3
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...

chocolatey_package 'php-service' do
  action    :install
  version  '7.4.3'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: php-service,
    Version: 7.4.3,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller php-service
   Name     = 'php-service'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '7.4.3'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'php-service':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '7.4.3',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install php-service version="7.4.3" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 22 Feb 2020.


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'

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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).

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
PHP Service 7.4.7 106 Thursday, June 11, 2020 Approved
PHP Service 7.4.6 38 Saturday, May 30, 2020 Approved
PHP Service 7.4.5 136 Thursday, April 16, 2020 Approved
PHP Service 7.4.3 169 Saturday, February 22, 2020 Approved
PHP Service 7.4.2 98 Thursday, January 23, 2020 Approved
PHP Service 7.4.1 89 Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Approved
PHP Service 7.4.0 75 Thursday, November 28, 2019 Approved
PHP Service 7.3.12 77 Thursday, November 21, 2019 Approved
PHP Service 7.3.11 108 Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Approved

  • Core:
    . Fixed bug #79146 (cscript can fail to run on some systems). (clarodeus)
    . Fixed bug #79155 (Property nullability lost when using multiple property
    definition). (Nikita)
    . Fixed bug #78323 (Code 0 is returned on invalid options). (Ivan Mikheykin)
    . Fixed bug #78989 (Delayed variance check involving trait segfaults).
    . Fixed bug #79174 (cookie values with spaces fail to round-trip). (cmb)
    . Fixed bug #76047 (Use-after-free when accessing already destructed
    backtrace arguments). (Nikita)

  • COM:
    . Fixed bug #79247 (Garbage collecting variant objects segfaults). (cmb)

  • CURL:
    . Fixed bug #79078 (Hypothetical use-after-free in curl_multi_add_handle()).

  • FFI:
    . Fixed bug #79096 (FFI Struct Segfault). (cmb)

  • IMAP:
    . Fixed bug #79112 (IMAP extension can't find OpenSSL libraries at configure
    time). (Nikita)

. Fixed bug #79212 (NumberFormatter::format() may detect wrong type). (cmb)

  • Libxml:
    . Fixed bug #79191 (Error in SoapClient ctor disables DOMDocument::save()).
    (Nikita, cmb)

  • MBString:
    . Fixed bug #79149 (SEGV in mb_convert_encoding with non-string encodings).

  • MySQLi:
    . Fixed bug #78666 (Properties may emit a warning on var_dump()). (kocsismate)

  • MySQLnd:
    . Fixed bug #79084 (mysqlnd may fetch wrong column indexes with MYSQLI_BOTH).
    . Fixed bug #79011 (MySQL caching_sha2_password Access denied for password
    with more than 20 chars). (Nikita)

  • Opcache:
    . Fixed bug #79114 (Eval class during preload causes class to be only half
    available). (Laruence)
    . Fixed bug #79128 (Preloading segfaults if preload_user is used). (Nikita)
    . Fixed bug #79193 (Incorrect type inference for self::$field =& $field).

  • OpenSSL:
    . Fixed bug #79145 (openssl memory leak). (cmb, Nikita)

  • Phar:
    . Fixed bug #79082 (Files added to tar with PharbuildFromIterator have
    all-access permissions). (CVE-2020-7063) (stas)
    . Fixed bug #79171 (heap-buffer-overflow in phar_extract_file).
    (CVE-2020-7061) (cmb)
    . Fixed bug #76584 (PharFileInfo
    decompress not working). (cmb)

  • Reflection:
    . Fixed bug #79115 (ReflectionClass::isCloneable call reflected class
    __destruct). (Nikita)

  • Session:
    . Fixed bug #79221 (Null Pointer Dereference in PHP Session Upload Progress).
    (CVE-2020-7062) (stas)

  • Standard:
    . Fixed bug #78902 (Memory leak when using stream_filter_append). (liudaixiao)
    . Fixed bug #78969 (PASSWORD_DEFAULT should match PASSWORD_BCRYPT instead of being null). (kocsismate)

  • Testing:
    . Fixed bug #78090 (bug45161.phpt takes forever to finish). (cmb)

  • XSL:
    . Fixed bug #70078 (XSL callbacks with nodes as parameter leak memory). (cmb)

  • Zip:
    . Add ZipArchiveCM_LZMA2 and ZipArchiveCM_XZ constants (since libzip 1.6.0). (Remi)
    . Add ZipArchiveRDONLY (since libzip 1.0.0). (Remi)
    . Add ZipArchive
    ER_* missing constants. (Remi)
    . Add ZipArchiveLIBZIP_VERSION constant. (Remi)
    . Fixed bug #73119 (Wrong return for ZipArchive
    addEmptyDir Method). (Remi)

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