Application Prerequisites

You'll need at least the following installed on your server:

  • PHP 7.3, you'll also need ext-gd, ext-simplexml, mcrypt and ext-xml installed.
  • Composer and ext-mbstring,ext-tokenizer
  • APC or Redis for caching.
  • A database driver for your DB, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL or SQLite.
  • Git


Whilst we support SQLite, we advise not using it for status pages with a high amount of traffic.

MySQL Timezone Info

Ensure your MySQL database has been updated with the correct timezone information. This will ensure that metrics are shown correctly: https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/time-zone-support.html

Developer Prerequisites

If you're looking to contribute to Cachet you may need some extra dependencies; depending on what you're looking for.

Our CSS is compiled from SCSS, so to compile this you'll need the following:

  • Node.js
  • NPM
  • Bower
  • Gulp