magento Installation and Setup


Example

Prerequisites and Requirements for Magento Community Edition 1.9

Hosting

  • Apache 2.x ( with mod_rewrite ) or Nginx 1.7.x

  • Due to the demands of processing Magento operations, it is recommended that you install Magento on a server with at least 2 GB of RAM. This will ensure that all of the software involved in managing the store will have enough memory to work.

  • Ability to run scheduled jobs (crontab) with PHP 5.

  • Ability to override options in .htaccess files.

PHP

  • PHP 5.4, PHP 5.5

  • Required extensions: PDO_MySQL, simplexml, mcrypt, hash, GD, DOM, iconv, curl, SOAP (for Webservices API)

  • memory_limit no less than 256 MB (512 MB recommended)

Database

  • MySQL 5.6 (Oracle, Percona, MariaDB)

SSL

  • A valid security certificate is required for HTTPS.
  • Self-signed SSL certificates are not supported

Installation:

Download and Set Up Magento Files

We are using openMage mirror as direct download for 1.9.2.4 branch is disabled and magento website require account. But you are encouraged to download copy from https://www.magentocommerce.com/download

cd /var/www/html
wget https://github.com/OpenMage/magento-mirror/archive/magento-1.9.zip
unzip magento-1.9.zip
rm magento-1.9.zip
rsync -avP magento-mirror-magento-1.9/. .
rm magento-mirror-magento-1.9 -r
sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/html/
chmod -R 0777 media var

Create a MySQL Database and User

access mysql console

mysql -u root -p

in mysql console

CREATE DATABASE magento;
CREATE USER magento_db_user@localhost IDENTIFIED BY 'password';
GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON magento.* TO magento_db_user@localhost IDENTIFIED BY 'password';
FLUSH PRIVILEGES;
exit

Complete the installation through the web interface

To access the web interface with your browser, navigate to your server's domain name or public IP address:

http://domain_name/

Then follow on screen instructions