Requirements

What it takes to Run Evolution

MODX Evolution runs on most all web servers.

Recommended Configuration

Server OS
  • Linux x86, x86-64
  • Windows Server 2008
Web Server
  • Apache 2.2.x
  • Nginx
  • IIS 7.0
Database
  • MySQL 4.1.20 (latest stable release)
  • Default table encoding of UTF-8 BOM
  • SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, CREATE, ALTER, INDEX, DROP, CREATE TEMPORARY TABLES
  • InnoDB and MyISAM table types
PHP & Modules
  • PHP version 5.4 (current and required by ManagerManager
  • Running as FastCGI
  • zlib
  • JSON
  • cURL
  • Imagemagick
  • GD lib
  • SimpleXML
  • safe_mode off
  • register_globals off
  • magic_quotes_gpc off
  • PHP memory_limit 32MB or more

Minimum Requirements

Server OS
  • Linux x86, x86-64
  • Windows
  • Mac OS X
Web Server
  • Apache 1.3.x or Apache 2.2.x
  • IIS 6.0+
  • Zeus
  • lighthttpd
  • Cherokee
Database
  • MySQL 4.1.20 or higher (excludes 5.0.51)
  • Default table encoding of UTF-8
  • SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, CREATE, ALTER, INDEX, DROP
  • InnoDB and MyISAM table types
PHP & Modules
  • PHP version 5.2-5.4 (excluding 5.2.0) (Some extras require at least PHP 5.3+)
  • Running as FastCGI
  • JSON
  • GD lib
  • Freetype
  • SimpleXML
  • safe_mode off
  • register_globals off
  • magic_quotes_gpc off
  • PHP memory_limit 24MB or more