How to install mysqli on my server?

Posted June 17, 2014 41.3k views
It seems my server doesn't have mysqli. How can I install it? I tried to follow the instructions on by running the following command:
./configure --with-mysql=/usr –with-mysqli=/usr/bin/mysql_config
It returns:
-bash: ./configure: No such file or directory

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which package to install to get MySQLi ?

I also tried this:
yum install php-mysqli
And get this:
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base:
 * epel:
 * extras:
 * updates:
Setting up Install Process
No package php-mysqli available.
Error: Nothing to do
I was finally able to do it through easyapache...

Hi @adha - you have to recompile using EasyApache - go to advanced settings during the process and from there you can select the MySQLi extension.