How Can I Edit php.ini Using SSH (putty)?

Connect to the server using SSH. launch Putty. For example, Host Name:, port 740


Use keyboard shortcut shift+insert to enter login and password


Add a comand to edit php.ini version 

PHP version


PHP  5.2

nano /etc/cl.php.d/alt-php52/alt_php.ini

PHP  5.3

nano /etc/cl.php.d/alt-php53/alt_php.ini

PHP  5.4

nano /etc/cl.php.d/alt-php54/alt_php.ini

PHP  5.5

nano /etc/cl.php.d/alt-php55/alt_php.ini

PHP  5.6

nano /etc/cl.php.d/alt-php56/alt_php.ini

PHP  7.0

nano /etc/cl.php.d/alt-php70/alt_php.ini

Insert the comand and you'll see the following window:

All changes are to be entered in the end of the file. Press F2 to save changes, then press Y. To end the prosedure press Ctrl+X and close the window.

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