One of the first steps in the installer is to check your server for the proper requirements.
- PHP 8.0+; extensions required (most of these are installed by default):
- MySQL 5.7+ (or MySQL variant, including MariaDB and Percona)
While shared hosts are not ideal for numerous reasons (don't use free hosts, you'll have a really bad time), it's still possible to run phpVMS. Read the
If you have control over your server, the combination of nginx/php-fpm will offer you
the best performance, over using Apache. It's the combination that I test with.
It will also be much more secure, seeing that only the
/public directory is exposed.
Pointing the vhost to the
/public directory is the best way to run on a host that you