Snipe-IT Asset Management Installation Documentation

Welcome to the Snipe-IT documentation hub. You'll find comprehensive guides and documentation to help you install Snipe-IT as quickly as possible, as well as support if you get stuck. Let's jump right in!

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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:

Est. Time

Step 1

< 1 minute

Step 2

< 1 minute

Step 5

< 1 minute

Step 6

~10 minutes

Step 7

< 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.