Debian 9 Installation


Work in progress


  • Web server (Apache/Nginx/Lighttpd) with SSL enabled.
  • MariaDB >= 10.1
  • PHP >= 5.6 <= 7.0
  • PHP modules
    • mysql
    • Curl
    • Json
    • GD
    • XML
    • mbstring
    • ldap (optional)
    • mcrypt (if upgrading from <= 2.0)
  • The latest sysPass release


Packages installation in Debian GNU/Linux

apt install apache2 libapache2-mod-php php php-curl php-mysqlnd php-curl \
php-gd php-json mariadb-server php-ldap php-mbstring

service apache2 restart

Optional to enable LDAP

apt-get install php5-ldap
service apache2 restart

Optional to enable SSL

In order to increase the access security to your sysPass installation, consider using SSL. See Security and the following resources for Debian:

Directories and permissions configuration:

Create a directory for the application in the webserver root

mkdir /var/www/html/syspass

Copy and unzip the sysPass archive in the newly created directory

cp sysPass.tar.gz /var/www/html/syspass
cd /var/www/html/syspass
tar xzf syspass.tar.gz

Change the owner of ‘syspass/config’ directory. It should be the same user that the web server runs

chown www-data /var/www/html/syspass/config
chmod 750 /var/www/html/syspass/config

Create an change the backup directory owner

mkdir /var/www/html/syspass/backup
chown www-data /var/www/html/syspass/backup

Environment configuration

Open the web browser and point to the URL



Please, follow installer steps and after the successful finishing, you will be able to log into the application

To know how sysPass works, please see Application


It’s advisable to read the security recommendations on Security