Enable pdo_pgsql (postgres PDO driver) in cpanel server

You can install pdo_pgsql via two methods

1. Via pecl

pecl install pdo_pgsql

If this fails, enable it via manual compilation below

2. Manual compilation

Download the PDO driver from the PECL website below.


Download it and enter the downloaded directory by

wget http://pecl.php.net/get/PDO_PGSQL-1.0.2.tgz
tar -xzf PDO_PGSQL-1.0.2.tgz
cd PDO-PSQL-1.0.2/

Once this is done, run the standard commands for building a PHP extension.

make install

Once this is done, you can add the extension to php.ini.

cd /usr/local/lib/
vim php.ini

Finally, restart Apache

service httpd restart

Verify it via commandline

php -i | grep pdo_pgsql

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