System requirements

Please Note

Requirements below are for manual installation process, HostBill Enterprise edition comes with the easy-install script for CentOS 7/8 that installs all required components for you.


HostBill has a set of requirements that must be met in order for HostBill to function properly. This guide will go through the minimum requirements, recommended environment and how to create an environment suitable for a HostBill installation. HostBill users running WHM/cPanel will find this guide easier to follow since WHM/cPanel has built in automated tasks that will do most of the work for you. For users installing HostBill via command line, there'll be instructions included to get you started. 

Minimum Requirements

  • PHP 5.6.x
  • MySQL 5.7 or later versions. With STRICT MODE disabled
  • cURL + SSL Support
  • PHP MBstring
  • PHP BCMath
  • PHP Data Objects (PDO) Extension 
  • PDO_MySQL Driver
  • PHP FileInfo extension
  • IonCube Loaders (version 10.1 or later)

Recommended PHP Environment

Although the following are not required, this will help you in your HostBill installation's performance and compatibility.


After you've met all system requirements and have installed HostBill, your System Information in the front page of the admin area should look similar to this. HostBill may still install even if not all requirements are fulfilled.

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