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How to Install PHP Imap on Amazon Linux 2

Feb 07, 2023 · 1 min read · Post a comment

Using the Imap functions in PHP you can fetch emails from an email account, also Imap functions can allow you to work with POP3 protocol. Working with the Imap PHP library you can create a web app that handles emails.


  • Amazon Linux 2
  • sudo privileges
  • PHP installed

Install PHP Imap on Amazon Linux 2

Step 1. Enable the desired PHP version.

sudo amazon-linux-extras enable php{version}

For example:

sudo amazon-linux-extras enable php7.4

Step 2. Install php-imap.

sudo yum clean metadata
sudo yum install php php-imap

Step 3. Restart your web server service.

Step 4. Create the phpinfo file.

echo "<?php phpinfo(); ?>" > /var/www/html/info.php

Step 5. Verify the installation.



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