Owncloud 8.2.1 and PHP 7 on Mac OS X Server (Yosemite & El Capitan)

The above-referenced apps are now running on my OS X Server. To get PHP 7 running, check out my previous post:


To get owncloud running, I downloaded the tar’d files from download.owncloud.org, moved them to the following directory:


And then changed the permissions so that Apache can run the show:

sudo chown -Rv _www /Library/Server/Web/Data/Sites/owncloud

From there, everything installs as it should and despite the warnings about Mac OS X not being supported, owncloud 7 and 8 have been running fine for me.

2 Responses to “Owncloud 8.2.1 and PHP 7 on Mac OS X Server (Yosemite & El Capitan)”

  1. CrashWriter says:

    Hi You…
    Did you have new Versions installed of both (mac os el capitano und own cloud 9.1)???

  2. Brad says:

    Over the years, Owncloud became bloated with many extra features that I didn’t need. I ended up canning Owncloud and switched to Syncthing.

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