The installation instructions provided here are for a production installation of Snipe-IT. If you are a developer looking to contribute to Snipe-IT, please see the Contributing page.

Installation Overview

Once you have downloaded Snipe-IT, you'll need to complete all of the steps in the installation section, in addition to configuring your server.

That means you will now create an empty MySQL/MariaDB database, customize your configuration file, install the dependencies with composer, and then configure your web server.

Your steps should look something like this:

StepDescriptionEst. Time
Step 1Download Snipe-IT< 1 minute
Step 2Creating a Database and User< 1 minute
Step 3Configure Snipe-IT for your environment< 3 minutes
Step 4Install package dependencies via composer< 3 minutes
Step 5Generate Your App Key< 1 minute
Step 6Configure your webserver~10 minutes
Step 7Pre-Flight & Setup< 3 minutes

Installation should take around twenty minutes or less, if nothing goes wrong, and if you're pretty familiar with web server configuration.

If this all looks too overwhelming for you, we do offer affordable hosted solutions for folks who want to use Snipe-IT but don't know how to run a web server, or don't have time to keep up with updates. Hosted customers also get email support, and assistance with importing data.