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Amazon ElastiCache
User Guide (API Version 2015-02-02)

Installing the ElastiCache Cluster Client for PHP

This section describes how to install, update, and remove the PHP components for the ElastiCache Cluster Client on Amazon EC2 instances. For more information about Auto Discovery, see Node Auto Discovery (Memcached). For sample PHP code to use the client. see Using the ElastiCache Cluster Client for PHP.

For Users Who Already Have php-memcached Extension Installed

To update the php-memcached installation

  1. Remove the previous installation of the Memcached extension for PHP as described by the topic Removing the PHP Cluster Client.

  2. Install the new ElastiCache php-memcached extension as described previously in Installation Steps for New Users.