What is Installatron Server?

Installatron Server is an API and optional GUI that enables the Installatron web application automation platform to be incorporated into existing web hosting infrastructure. The Installatron web application automation platform enables web application installs and upgrades, backups and restores, and other advanced features.

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What are the system requirements?

Installatron Server is a standalone product that is designed to be compatible with just about any web hosting infrastructure.

Thorough testing is completed on hundreds of server configurations; on Linux, CloudLinux, Debian, FreeBSD, and Windows, with and without php-fpm, mod_ruid2, suphp, fastcgi, suexec, suhosin, safe_mode, open_basedir, and over FTP, FTPS, SFTP, NFS, SSH, and other file transfer protocols.

The web applications installed by Installatron Server have their own system requirements. The recommended web server configuration to enable wide application compatibility is as follows:

Incompatible applications and application versions are handled gracefully and will appear disabled, so it's perfectly acceptable if a server doesn't meet the recommended configuration.

Can I recommend a web application be added?

Absolutely. We're constantly reviewing new web applications for inclusion. However, only the best applications are provided to our customers; applications that are complicated to use and applications that do not offer unique functionality complicate the website owner experience and are therefore avoided.

To make a recommendation, open a ticket. Be sure to include a summary of the advantages the application provides.

How often are the application installers updated?

Critical updates are guaranteed to be tested and deployed within hours of release by the application vendor. This includes non-business day releases.

Non-critical updates weigh speed with stability, and in some cases the developers actually let us know when they think the latest version is ready to be deployed to Installatron. Standard releases for stable or popular web applications usually follow the "critical" update path, while larger version changes (and certain applications) might be given some breathing space to ensure stability.

How secure is Installatron Server?

Security is taken seriously and Installatron Server is as secure as possible.

Installatron Server does not centrally retain any sensitive application data (such as MySQL passwords), instead sensitive data is read securely from the application's own configuration files.

We cannot guarantee the security quality of the applications installed by Installatron Server.

Where is the Installatron Server EULA located?

The Installatron Server EULA is available here

What are the current application versions provided?

A list of the application versions currently provided is available at the below links. The last update was on 2024-05-22, and updates come regularly.

Installatron Applications Table
Installatron Applications Browser

How many languages are the applications available to be installed and upgraded in?

We make an effort to add every complete language package that is supported by the application's authors. If support for a desired language is missing for an application, please contact us and we'll add it.

A list of the languages supported by each application is available at the below link.

Installatron Applications Table

What is Installatron Fast Update?

Installatron Fast Update enables providers to install and deploy a local Installatron data mirror, enabling Installatron to be installed and updated through the local network instead of through the traditional Internet. Fast Update saves bandwidth, increases update speed, and reduces server resources.

Advanced Usage FAQ: How do I setup Installatron Fast Update?

Are all web applications open source?

Most applications are released on the GNU/GPL open source license, but not all.

A list of licenses is available here.

What is the end of life for each Installatron Server version?

Installatron Server 4.x is still supported and no end of life has been announced.

Installatron Server 3.x is still supported and will reach its end of life on May 15th, 2014 and can automatically be upgraded.

Installatron Server 2.x and older versions reached end of life status on May 15th, 2012 and can automatically be upgraded.

How do I add an Installatron.com-styled The Apps page to my website?

Continue to the advanced FAQ:

Advanced Usage FAQ: How do I add an Installatron.com-styled The Apps page to my website?

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