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Technical Requirements

Dolphin requires the following pre-requisites for your server:

  • Linux/Unix? (Red Hat, Debian, FreeBSD, Mandrake, etc.) or Windows OS, Apache Web Server ver. 1.3
  • If you're going to use media streaming features in some Flash apps, you should have VPS or Dedicated server in order to install and run RMS (Ray Media Server). You should be able to access root or administrator account on that server. JRE (Java Runtime Environment) ver. 1.6 or higher should be installed on the server as well.
  • PHP 4.4.0/5.1.0 and higher (register_globals must be Off, safe_mode must be Off, exec() (executable files) must be allowed, allow_url_fopen should be On and allow_url_include should be Off) with mbstring, domxml (only for PHP 4.x) and xslt extensions (they are required to run Orca forum and support UTF-8)
  • The magic_quotes_gpc extension is also required starting from Dolphin 6.1.5 version
  • If some security module is installed on the server (such as mod_security for Apache), it should be able to be disabled or set up for specific folders.
  • Direct connection to should be able to be established (i.e. connection without requiring proxy authorization).
  • You should be able to run executable files (necessary for ffmpeg.exe)
  • The server should be able to read any document located in public_html directory via http protocol.
  • Sendmail or Postfix programs for sending emails
  • 20MB of disk space and 1MB of MySQL DB space for installation
  • 8MB of disk space and 50KB of MySQL DB space for an average user
  • Your server should allow 15 KB/sec for media streaming capabilities for each user.

If all the above requirements are met on your server then you are ready for installation.

Check the Hosting page to choose among recommended hosting providers.

If you want to add Dolphin to your cpanel automatic installation you should follow these instructions. These instructions are for Hosting providers and/or VPS/Dedicated server holders.

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