Before we start using the CMS/F, we have to check if our system is ready for it. As our first task, we will have to see if the hosting requirements are fulfilled. Then we will configure the PHP interpreter according to eZ Publish's needs.
One of the most important things to understand is that hosting plays a very important role in managing eZ Publish. The minimum requirements for installing eZ Publish, in terms of both software and hardware, are discussed in the subsequent sections.