General installation requirements

ResourceSpace normally operates on the LAMP stack and requires the following core programs:
  • MySQL compliant database
    • MySQL version 5.6+
    • MariaDB version 10.0.1+
  • Web server
    • Apache Version 2.4 or later recommended
    • Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0+
  • PHP - The server side programming language
    • Supported versions: 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4
    • The following PHP extensions are required:
      • php-gd
      • php-dev
      • php-mysql
      • php-mbstring
      • php-zip
      • php-xml
      • php-ldap
      • php-intl
      • php-curl
    • The php.ini file should be configured as described on this page.
In addition to the core programs the following applications are also required, for which the latest version is recommended:
  • ImageMagick - For creating previews of images
  • FFmpeg - For creating previews of video and audio files
  • Ghostscript - For creating previews of PDF files
  • ExifTool - For reading and writing Exif data from files
  • Inkscape - For assisting in creating previews of vector based images