Installation of DbFace is a trivial process. In fact, there is no real installation.

DbFace is a web product written by PHP. To install DbFace on your own environment, please make sure the following requirements:

To support all the features, DbFace requires PHP7.2.5+. However, you can still use most of the features on PHP 7.1+.

  • PHP7.2.5+ enabled webserver, such as Apache, Nginx, IIS, etc.
  • PHP extension: SQLite3.
  • PHP extension: IonCube Loader.
  • Database PHP extensions:
    php_mysqli: Required for working with MySQL
    php_pdo_pgsql: Required for working with PostgreSQL
    php_pdo_firebird: Required for working with Firebird/Interbase
    php_pdo_sqlsrv_72_ts: Required for working with SQL Server
    php_oci8_11g: Required for working with Oracle
    php_cubrid: Required for working with Cubid
    php_mongodb: Required for Mongodb Support


If you already known docker, we recommend you try our official docker version which already packed all components. Get DbFace Docker

Need help?

We provide free support on installing DbFace on your own environment. If you need help or have any questions, please drop us a mail:

Please follow the following instructure to install:

Step1: Uploading Files#

Upload the corresponding product zip file (e.g. to your web folder.

Step 2. Uncompressing downloaded file#

Unzip dbface product archive. If you do not want to use the default folder name, you can create your own and move all the files to your new folder.

Step 3. Setting Directory Permissions.#

Make sure the following directories writable:

  • user

DbFace will store all files (logs, cache, temp etc.) to user directory, so please make sure user directory writable, 0755 should work well.

Step 4. Start the installation process.#

open the browser and access the DbFace to start the installation process.

Example: http://server/dbface

If SQLite3 extension installed, DbFace will try it’s best to do the typical installation, otherwise, DbFace will ask you where to save it’s configuration.

The default Administrator username and password are admin/admin. You need to modify the account information to activate on-premise installation at the user profile page.

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