NADA requires PHP, a MySQL database and a web server.

PHP requirements

The minimum required version is PHP 7 with the following PHP extensions enabled:

  • xsl
  • xml
  • mbstring
  • mysql

For Microsoft SQL Server, you’ll need sqlsrv extension for PHP.


See section on PHP configurations for configuring your server for NADA.

Web Server requirements

  • Apache 2.4 or later
  • IIS 6/7.x or later

Supported Databases

  • MySQL 5.x
  • Microsoft SQL Server with fulltext support

For MySQL, NADA supports version below 5.6 (no longer supported by MySQL community) but for better performance use the latest 5.7 or MySQL 8.