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Server Requirements

For production we highly recommend a *nix based system.


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

PHP >= 7.1

Both mod_php and FCGI (FPM) are supported.

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)
  • graphviz (for rendering workflow overview)

Database Server

  • MariaDB >=
  • MySQL >= 5.6.4
  • AWS Aurora (MySQL)
  • Percona Server


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


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

All versions > 3 are supported

# select an appropriate value for your data
maxmemory 768mb
# IMPORTANT! Other policies will cause random inconsistencies of your data!
maxmemory-policy volatile-lru   
save ""

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
  • facedetect
  • Graphviz

Please visit Additional Tools Installation for additional information.

Browser Requirements

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

Click here to check out the latest 2 versions at the current moment of all supported browsers. Please keep in mind that this doesn't necessarily means that they are supported by the latest available Pimcore release, the crucial factor are the versions available at the time of the release.