(:groupheader:)(:Summary:Pre-requisites for running the PmWiki wiki engine:)(:Audience: administrators (basic) :) Prerequisites for running the PmWiki wiki engine: # [[http://php.net/ | PHP]] 4.3 or later ** PHP 5 or later is recommended # Some sort of webserver that can run PHP scripts. <:vspace> PmWiki has been reported to work with the following OS/webserver combinations: * Apache 1.3 or 2.0, on roughly anything (Unix, Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X) ** [[http://httpd.apache.org/ | Apache 2.4]] or later is recommended * [[http://www.lighttpd.net/|lighttpd]] (1.4.19 php-fastcgi ssl) on Linux * [[http://nginx.org/|nginx]] (0.8.47) on Windows * Microsoft [[Cookbook:InstallOnIIS|Internet Information Server]], on Windows * Linux + [[http://www.litespeedtech.com/|LiteSpeedWeb Server]] Standard Edition * appWeb (a small, php-enabled webserver) executing on a Linksys NSLU2 Network Storage Link device <:vspace> PmWiki has been reported not to work on: * Mac OS before Mac OS X because there's no PHP available * Specific Release Candidate builds of PHP 5.3 for Windows may not work correctly with passwords <:vspace> The [[(Cookbook:)Standalone]] recipe provides a special, bare-bones webserver application that can be used to run PmWiki in places where another webserver isn't available. PmWiki can also be run from a [[Cookbook:WikiOnAStick | USB drive]].(:groupfooter:) <:block>