When Ioncube is enabled, php -v shows the error “The ionCube PHP Loader is disabled because of startup problems. Segmentation fault (core dumped)”

In checking the php.ini, there were 2 instances of


in the php.ini file which was causing the issue. In checking with cPanel with regards to this issue, they suggest rebuilding apache via


and re-installing ioncube which may also repair the issue.

Cpanel also has an internal script for installing also which is

/scripts/phpextensionmgr install IonCubeLoader

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