The WebIssues Server Manual
Issue tracking and team collaboration system

Chapter 2. Installation Guide


WebIssues requires a web server with PHP and either MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server or Firebird.

The system was tested with Apache and IIS servers. Other web servers may also work, but are not officially supported.

WebIssues supports both PHP4 and PHP5.

Additional requirements depending on the database used:


Either the mysql or mysqli PHP extension is required.

MySQL version 4.1 is recommended for correctly storing Unicode characters, but older versions are also supported.


The pgsql PHP extension is required.

SQL Server

Only supported on Windows; PHP5 is required.


The interbase PHP extension is required.

The mbstring PHP extension is recommended, but not required to use WebIssues.