System Requirements

Need to know if your system can run GameCP? Make sure it has the requirements installed.


IIS, Apache or Lighttpd

GameCP requires one of these web-servers.


  • Version 4 or 5
  • Remote access enabled for your database user
    • GameCP uses MySQL to communicate from your remote server(s) to your master server.


PHP5 + with the following php modules
  • Sockets
  • Session
  • MySQL
  • FTP
  • Dom - (php-dom)
  • XML
  • Curl - not required, but recommended
  • GD (for images/pdfs if desired)


GameCP requires you to have Ioncube installed and configure with php, php-cgi & php-cli, all versions you may be using.

Linux & Freebsd Remote Servers

  • bash
  • screen
  • wget
  • ftp
  • which


  • Expect
  • Mkpassword


  • Requires Linux compatibility

64Bit Servers

  • You may need 'ia32-libs' for game servers that only support 32bit.

Windows Remote Servers

  • .NET Framework 3.5

[Windows 2008 .NET 3.5]

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows XP, 2003, 2008, 7
  • Centos
  • Redhat
  • Fedora
  • Mandrake
  • Debian
  • Ubuntu
  • Gentoo
  • Suse
  • Slackware
  • FreeBSD (requires bash as the default shell & linux compatability)
  • OpenSolaris

Web Panels

GameCP does not integrate into these panels but will run fine on servers using the following:

  • Plesk
  • Cpanel / W
  • Ensim
  • Webmin
  • Direct Admin
  • Kloxo


It is up to you to configure items such as SELinux and suPHP.

  • GameCP may not work on every operating system!
  • GameCP may not work with special security add-ons. (SELinux, mod_security, safemode, suPHP, suEXEC)
GameCP will not help you configure web-servers, php, mysql or ioncube.

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