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FusionInventory for GLPI installation

Get the archive for your GLPI

First, download archive:

FusionInventory for GLPI tarball name follow this convention:

  • fusioninventory-for-glpi_
  • GLPI major release (0.80, 0.83, 0.84, 0.85, etc)
  • a '+' symbol
  • FusionInventory release

Install or update


You must FIRST disable the FusionInventory plugin via GLPI web interface and then move the plugins/fusioninventory folder out of the plugins/ folder. This ensures any deprecated files will be properly removed.

{% include warning.html param="Don't click on UNINSTALL link. If you do this, you will LOOSE all FusionInventory data." %}


{% include warning.html param="If a previous FusionInventory version is already installed, you must read the Update section." %}

It's also always a good idea to do a backup of your database.

  • Uncompress the archive into the plugin folder of GLPI. File list seems to be like :

    • folder glpi
      • folder plugins
        • _folder fusioninventory
          • file index.php
          • file hook.php
          • folder front
          • folder inc
  • Connect to GLPI

  • Go in the menu Setup > Plugins

  • Install the plugin FusionInventory

  • Activate FusionInventory

These operations will create or upgrade the database and set the correct rights on the plugin. Do the same for all fus* plugins

Initial configuration

Once the plugin is activated, you will have to go on the Administration > Entities > Root entity > tab FusionInventory page to set the Service URL. You need to enter the location of your GLPI server, for example http://glpi.mydomain/.

Once this is done, you can [install]({{ site.baseurl }}/documentation/agent/installation/) and [configure]({{ site.baseurl }}/documentation/agent/configuration.html). your first agent.

Options detail in general configuration

In general configuration of the plugin FusionInventory for GLPI, there are the options:

SSL-only for agent: send an error response to an agent when this agent communicates to the server without SSL.


{% include warning.html param="We strongly recommend to activate SSL on the server side to protect human user communications, and eventually agent communications too." %}

See [here]({{ site.baseurl }}/documentation/security.html) for details.

GLPI cron

It's very important for tasks management, see [cron in GLPI]({{ site.baseurl }}/documentation/fi4g/cron.html) for details.