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How to Install Vtiger on ubunto 20.04

Do you want to know how you can Install Vtiger on ubunto 20.04. 

Read the step by step tutorial below to know how.

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What is Vtiger?

Vtiger is a popular open-source CRM software helping millions of small-to-medium-sized businesses streamline their business operations like customer interactions, sales pipeline management, marketing automation, team management, etc. With extensive features to run email campaigns and generate detailed reports for analysis, it has proved to be the most beneficial yet affordable CRM solution for businesses.

What is Ubuntu?

As we know, Vtiger is used to manage a company’s relations with its customers. When you are dealing with Ubuntu 20.04 on the other hand is one of the best and most satisfying versions of the Ubuntu operating system based on Linux and empowering a large number of applications to run on it. With a secured server management and user-friendly interface, it is the choice of most people.

Prerequisites to Install Vtiger on ubunto 20.04

Before installing Vtiger on the Ubuntu operating system check for the following prerequisites for a safe installation.

  1. Make sure that you have a running Ubuntu operating system on a server
  2. Create a non-rootsudo access

Note: Installing a fresh operating system would help in a smooth Vtiger installation and prevents technical issues.

Step to Install Vtiger on ubunto 20.04

To install Vtiger on the Ubuntu system follow the following steps.

To install Vtiger successfully on Ubuntu follow the following simple steps:

Step 1:

Install Lamp Server:

The first step is to install a Lamp server on your device.

  • Update the system packages.
  • Add PPA repository
  • Install PHP 7.4
  • Change the following values in the PHP configuration file
  • memory_limit = 256M
  • upload_max_filesize = 100M
  • display_errors = On

Step 2:

Create a database for Vtiger

After installing the LAMP server and setting up the PHP file. Create  a MYSQL follow the following steps.

  1. Login to your MySQL database.
  2. Click on create new database button and follow the commands to create a database.
  3. Create a new user Set the password.
  4. Give permissions and access to the user for the database.
  5. Save the change and exit the shell.

You have created a database for your Vtiger.

Step 3:

Installing Vtiger CRM:

The third step is to install Vtiger CRM on your device.

  1. Download the latest version of Vtiger software.
  2. Extract the file.
  3. Create an installation directory.
  4. Move the extracted folder to the installation directory created.
  5. Change ownership and access permission of the installation directory.

Step 4:

Configuring Apache2:

In this step, we will configure Apache2 for Vtiger.

  1. First, create an Apache host file.
  2. Now add the following code to the file:

<VirtualHost *:80>

    ServerAdmin webmaster@example.com

    ServerName example.com

    ServerAlias www.example.com

    DocumentRoot /var/www/vtigercrm/

     <Directory /var/www/vtigercrm/>

        Options +FollowSymlinks

        AllowOverride All

        Require all granted


     ErrorLog /var/log/apache2/vtigercrm_error.log

     CustomLog /var/log/apache2/vtigercrm_access.log combined


  1. Verify the syntax for the file.
  2. Change the Apache configuration directory.
  3. Disable the Apache default configuration file.
  4. Enable Vtiger CRM Apache configuration file.
  5. Enable Apache to rewrite mode.
  6. Restart apache

Step 5:

Access Vtiger Web interface:

Finally access the web interface for Vtiger CRM. This can be done by typing the following prompt on your web server http://Server_IP/.

After installing the Vtiger CRM software on your servers the next big step is to understand what exactly the software does and set up and configure it for your organization. It requires some extent of technical knowledge and guidance to make sure the process is smooth and useful extensions are configured.


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Getting Vtiger customized By VTDEV

The Vtiger CRM software is successfully installed on your system now. Now you can access the installation wizard screen and finish setting up the Vtiger CRM software for your business and start managing all your operations with an all-in-one software tool.

If you are still confused and want to learn more about Vtiger CRM contact VTDEV and avail the most reliable services.