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ChurchCRM Application Platform Prerequisites

Charles edited this page Oct 18, 2018 · 2 revisions

ChurchCRM has a few platform prerequisites, and a built-in mechanism to ensure that all prerequisites are met. If there are any unmet prerequisites, a message will be displayed during setup and a notification will be displayed during run time.

Prerequisites are validated at every page load, so if the hosting environment is changed to an incomplete / unsupported model, a notification will appear

Validation occurs in https://github.com/ChurchCRM/CRM/blob/master/src/ChurchCRM/Service/AppIntegrityService.php in the getApplicationPrerequisites() function.

Prerequisites

PHP 7.0+

Synopsis

ChurchCRM makes use of many features added with PHP 7.0. Lower versions will not work.

Symptoms of failure

  • Errors and warnings about missing functions (especially random_bytes())

Steps for Resolution

PCRE and UTF-8 Support

Multibyte Encoding

PHP Phar

PHP Session

PHP XML

PHP EXIF

PHP iconv

Mcrypt

Mod Rewrite

GD Library for image manipulation

FileInfo Extension for image manipulation

cURL

locale gettext

Include/Config file is writeable

Images directory is writeable

PHP ZipArchive

Mysqli Functions

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