Requirements for Sobi2.
In order to use Sobi2 on your server there are some requirements which have to be met.
- Joomla 1.5 (legacy or native) installed****
- Installation of Sobi2 on Joomla! 1.5 has to be made with FTP layer OFF (disabled) if the web server PHP interface is apache or apache2handler
- PHP 5* (recommended PHP 5.2.6+)
- MySQL 4 (> 4.1.21) or MySQL 5 (recommended)**
- Apache Webserver*** (version 2.x+ recommended) with apache2handler or cgi/fcgi (recommended) PHP interface
- Safe Mode OFF
- GD library installed
- ECMA standard encoding (ISO/IEC 8859 and UTF-8)
- For Non-UTF-8 sites with special characters: Iconv library or mbstring module installed
- Java Script activated
* Does not work on PHP 4 and PHP 5.4 or greater.
** Sobi2 is not compatible with MySQL 6.x.
*** Sobi2 is optimized for Apache, Microsoft IIS is not officially supported.
****Joomla! 2.5/3.0 is not supported.