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How to Install Soap Extension on Windows7 WAMP Server

moodleThe following is a tutorial / procedure of how I installed the Soap Php-Extension on my WAMP-Server v2.2 running on Windows 7-Professional.

I was trying to install Moodle and ran into the error during "server checks".

This is the error(below):

 

soap1

Clicking on the error link brought me here(below), requiring Soap to be installed:

soap

1) I downloaded php-soap(a zipped file) from here:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/nusoapforphp53/

2) Open filename "php.ini" with an editor and find the "Directory in which the loadable extensions (modules) reside." Mine shows:

; Directory in which the loadable extensions (modules) reside.
; http://php.net/extension-dir
; extension_dir = "./"
; On windows:
; extension_dir = "ext"
extension_dir = "c:/wamp/bin/php/php5.3.10/ext/"

3) extract the contents of the file downloaded in step#1 and place in the above DIR.

It extracts into its own dir "nusoap-for-php5.3-0.7.3".

Just place the whole dir under "c:/wamp/bin/php/php5.3.10/ext/"

4) Still in php.ini, look for and uncomment the extension to be loaded.

look for the line that looks like this(below)
;extension=php_soap.dll

and uncomment it as follows:
extension=php_soap.dll

Save php.ini file, and close it.

5) restart all WAMP services and reload the moodle server checks page!

soap fixed2

thats all folks!!!

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0 #7 Safikul Islam 2016-09-29 16:27
It's really helpful. I can solve my problem follow your post. :lol: :lol:
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+1 #6 Fernando 2014-02-14 13:26
The easier way is doing it from the WAMP Menu, go to the menu > PHP > PHP Extensions > PHP_SOAP.

Restart the service and have fun :)

Fernando
www.ITCentralPoint.com
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0 #5 Nbytes 2013-05-24 19:06
thanks guys, you are all welcome
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0 #4 Dave 2013-05-15 12:20
Thanks for this great concise tutorial - saved me a lot of time working this out for myself!
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0 #3 Sof 2013-04-18 11:56
Thank you so much!
Very useful!
:-)
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+1 #2 Ed 2013-02-21 13:02
Thx man!
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+1 #1 ravichand 2013-01-10 13:55
Thanks a lot. it is very much useful for me..
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