How to upgrade from Zend Server for IBM i version 9 (or later) to the latest version of Zend Server for IBM i.
Note: If your current version of Zend Server is prior to version 9, please refer to this article instead:
Currently running any version of Zend Server 9 on any supported version of IBM i.
You can find the Zend Server for IBM i updates available here:
Select IBM i in the "Please select your platform" drop down box and choose the 'update from older versions' install file. The name of the downloaded installer file will indicate both the Zend Server version you will update to and the PHP version. For example:
Once you download and unzip the installation file, you will find a text document in the installation folder that explains how to apply the update as a PTF.
You should also download and install any Hotfixes or Updates that are available for the version of Zend Server and PHP you are upgrading to. These are found in the "Additional Downloads" section, if there are any. Installation instructions are included in each download package.
During the installation, you will shut down Zend Server. At that time, it is also good to verify that there are no additional locks on PHP from additional Apache instances or from php-cli: