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Server Requirements

For production we highly recommend a *nix based system.

Webserver

  • Apache >= 2.2
    • mod_rewrite
    • .htaccess support (AllowOverride All)
  • Nginx

PHP >= 7.0

Both mod_php and FCGI (FPM) are supported.
Please note that the usage of PHP 7.1 is strongly recommended as future versions of Pimcore 5 will require PHP 7.1.

Required Settings and Modules & Extensions

  • imagick (if not installed gd is used instead, but with less supported image types)
  • curl (required if Google APIs are used)
  • phpredis (recommended cache backend adapter)

MySQL >= 5.6.4 / MariaDB >= 10.0.0.5

MySQL 5.6 GA or compatible.

Features

  • InnoDB / XtraDB storage engine
  • Support for InnoDB fulltext indexes
  • MEMORY storage engine

Permissions

All permissions on database level, specifically:

  • Select, Insert, Update, Delete table data
  • Create tables
  • Drop tables
  • Alter tables
  • Manage indexes
  • Create temp-tables
  • Lock tables
  • Execute
  • Create view
  • Show view

System Variables

innodb_file_format = Barracuda
innodb_large_prefix = 1
innodb_file_per_table = 1

Operating System

Please ensure you have installed all required packages to ensure proper locale support by PHP. On Debian based systems, you can use the following command to install all required packages: apt-get install locales-all (on some systems there may be a reboot required).

Additional Server Software

  • FFMPEG (>= 3)
  • Ghostscript (>= 9.16)
  • LibreOffice (>= 4.3)
  • wkhtmltoimage / wkhtmltopdf (>= 0.12)
  • xvfb
  • html2text (mbayer)
  • timeout (GNU core utils)
  • pdftotext (poppler utils)
  • inkscape
  • zopflipng
  • pngcrush
  • jpegoptim
  • pngout
  • advpng
  • cjpeg (MozJPEG)
  • exiftool
  • SQIP - SVG Placeholder

Please visit Additional Tools Installation for additional information.

Browser Requirements

Pimcore supports always the latest 2 versions of all 4 major browsers at the time of a release.

  • Google Chrome (Recommended)
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer / Edge
  • Apple Safari