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System Requirements

OroCommerce is a web application which runs on a server. Users interact with the application via a web browser on any computer or mobile device that have access to the internet or the network where the server is hosted.

Server-side Requirements

Operating Systems

Linux distributions (RedHat, Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS) are recommended for the production setup. Windows 7 and above and Mac OS X can be used for the development environment.


Oro applications are compatible with most web servers with PHP support, but we recommend the following configuration:

Web Server
  • Apache 2.2.x or 2.4.x
  • Nginx latest mainline or stable version

Web server configuration recommendations are well described in Symfony documentation

  • PHP 7.X
  • PHP CLI, the same version as for the web server
PHP Settings

Few updates to default PHP configuration settings should be done in php.ini for the web server and CLI:

  • date.timezone must be set
  • detect_unicode must be disabled
  • memory_limit should be 512M or above

If you have xdebug installed (not recommended in the production setup):

  • xdebug.scream must be disabled
  • xdebug.show_exception_trace must be disabled
  • xdebug.max_nesting_level above 100
PHP Extensions
  • ctype
  • curl
  • fileinfo
  • gd
  • intl (ICU library 4.4 and above)
  • json
  • mbstring
  • mcrypt
  • mysql
  • pcre
  • simplexml
  • tokenizer
  • xml
  • zip
Process Control

Enterprise Edition Software

Enterprise edition is built to support better scale and performance. It is compatible with additional software configuration that allows to achieve these goals.

PHP Extensions
  • pgsql
Search Index
Job Queue
  • RabbitMQ 3.5.8 and above, 3.6.x is recommended

PostgreSQL Configuration

PostgreSQL uuid-ossp extension should be loaded for proper doctrine’s guid type handling. In order to enable it, connect to the database server and run sql query:


Optional recommendations

  • Node.js could be used for more efficient JS assets minification
  • Tidy PHP extension should be installed to make sure that HTML is correctly converted into a text representation
  • Redis – could be used for more efficient application caching. Supported versions of Redis from 2.0 to 3.2

Client-side Requirements

On the client side, Oro applications could be used with most of the graphical browsers on any operating system. Recommended and supported browsers are:


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