Software installation prerequisites
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Installing API Portal dependencies requires an Internet connection. Offline installation is not currently supported.
The minimum hardware requirements are:
- 2 Ghz Dual Core Intel Core or AMD Opteron or faster
- 8 GB RAM
- 40 GB free disk space
API Portal has the following requirements for software components:
You must have Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7/8 or CentOS 7/8 installed.
You must have one of the following installed:
MySQL 5.6 or later
API Portal does not officially support MySQL 8 as Joomla! does not support it. However, API Portal has been tested to work with MySQL 8 using a workaround. You must apply the workaround described at Joomla! and MySQL 8 before you install API Portal.
MariaDB 5.5.50 or later
API Portal requires PHP 7.1 or later. (Support for PHP 7.4 was introduced in version 7.7.20200130.)
In addition you must have the following PHP packages installed:
NoteNames of the packages may differ depending on the operating system.
API Portal requires the following to be installed:
API Manager 7.7 (API Portal and API Manager releases must match.)
The monitoring feature of API Portal, which enables your API consumers to monitor application and API usage, requires a connected API Manager with monitoring metrics enabled.
For more information on installing dependencies, see:
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