Requirements

What it takes to Run Revo

MODX Revolution runs on modern web servers that use recent technology. It is not designed to run on legacy software versions. If you need something which runs on less modern servers, consider MODX Evolution.

Recommended Configuration

Server OS
  • Linux x86, x86-64
  • Windows Server 2008
Web Server
  • Apache 2.2.x
  • IIS 7.0
  • nginx 1.2.x
Database
  • MySQL 5.1.x (latest stable release)
  • Default table encoding of UTF-8 BOM
  • SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, CREATE, ALTER, INDEX, DROP, CREATE TEMPORARY TABLES
  • MyISAM storage engine
PHP & Modules
  • PHP version 5.3.3+
  • Running as FastCGI
  • Opcode cache (APC, Wincache)
  • zlib
  • cURL
  • JSON
  • mcrypt
  • mod_rewrite
  • GD lib
  • Imagemagik
  • PDO, with database driver
  • SimpleXML
  • safe_mode off
  • register_globals off
  • magic_quotes_gpc off
  • PHP memory_limit 64MB or more

Minimum Requirements

Server OS
  • Linux x86, x86-64
  • Windows XP
  • Mac OS X
Web Server
  • Apache 1.3.x or Apache 2.2.x
  • IIS 6.0+
  • Zeus
  • lighthttpd
  • Cherokee
  • nginx
Database
  • MySQL 4.1.20 or higher (excludes 5.0.51)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008
  • Default table encoding of UTF-8
  • SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, CREATE, ALTER, INDEX, DROP
  • MyISAM storage engine
PHP & Modules
  • PHP version 5.1.1+ (excluding 5.1.6/5.2.0)
  • Running as FastCGI
  • zlib
  • JSON
  • cURL
  • Imagemagick
  • GD lib
  • PDO, with database driver
  • SimpleXML
  • safe_mode off
  • register_globals off
  • magic_quotes_gpc off
  • PHP memory_limit 24MB or more