fcgi modules

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#1 Fri, 05/08/2015 - 09:58

fcgi modules

I'm moving servers. New server has CentOs7.1 and fresh build of Virtualmin Pro. One of the sites I'm moving over currently runs under mod_php which I don't want. The problem is it needs mbstring but this is not showing as a module under PHP in virtualmin when the site is set to fcgi. It does when set to mod_php.

If I want to add a module to php normally I can do like yum install php-mbstring.

How do I do this with fcgi?

I've done a bunch of googling which seems to infer I need to recompile fcgi. No easier way?

If I have to recompile is there a Virtualmin safe method?