System Requirements

Before you install Shopware 6, you should check that your server meets the system requirements. In this article we will show you what requirements your server should have.

System requirements

Operating system

Shopware generally supports most Unix-based operating systems. From experience we recommend to install Shopware 6 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or macOS Mojave 10.14.



7.2 or higher (7.2.20 and 7.3.7 are not compatible)
memory_limit 512M or higher
max_execution_time 30 seconds or higher


  • ext-dom
  • ext-fileinfo
  • ext-gd
  • ext-iconv
  • ext-intl
  • ext-json
  • ext-libxml
  • ext-mbstring
  • ext-openssl
  • ext-pcre
  • ext-pdo
  • ext-pdo_mysql
  • ext-phar
  • ext-simplexml
  • ext-xml
  • ext-zip
  • ext-zlib


MySQL 5.7.21 or higher
MariaDB 10.3 or higher
In each case with the configuration group_concat_max_len=320000

MySQL versions 8.0.20 and 8.0.21 are not compatible due to technical problems in these versions.


Apache 2.4 or higher with active mod-rewrite

Zend Opcache 256M or higher
APCu 128M or higher
Webserver with HTTP2 support
For database administration we recommend Adminer ( because it has better support for binary data types.

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