ionCube Package Foundry

Improve User's Install Experience

IPF produces a Windows software installer to deploy your web products with ease to any remote server supporting FTP/SFTP. The user install experience is similar to installing a local product, without the hassle required by most web packages of using remote file transfer clients and extracting archives.

Major Features

  • Easy install of web based applications to local or remote servers
  • Create Windows installers from Linux or Windows
  • Add optional configuration step for config files
  • Automatic download of ionCube Loader for PHP if required
  • Support for multi-language installer messages and support files
  • Assign custom permissions to files or folders

New in Version 4

  • New release for 2019
  • SFTP support
  • Easier product licensing
  • Optional package expiry dates for control over how long a package can be used
  • Mechanism for easy ignoring of files or folders that don't need to be included in the final package
  • Improved configuration file editing with syntax highlighting
  • Numerous assorted improvements and minor updates

Feature Highlights

  • Install using FTP or SFTP
  • Installers can be created in multiple languages
  • License files and readme files can be displayed if appropriate
  • Support for localised readme, license, and other files
  • Wildcard based ignoring of files when creating a package
  • Optional expiry date at which point the installer will become inactive
  • Create IPF Windows installers from Linux or Windows
  • Assign custom UNIX style permissions to files or folders
  • Automatic download of the required ionCube PHP Loader if required
  • Uniform handling of both local and remote installations
  • Familiar and straightforward installer GUI
  • Installers feature active-help system to give user assistance if required
  • Installers can be branded with your own custom product images
  • Automatic triggering of post-install scripts on remote server
  • Configuration Manager handles manual configuration and reconfiguration of text files after the install is completed
  • FTP pipelining to streamline uploads
  • Automatic passive and active FTP mode
  • Support for multiple install targets