Configuration of Lizmap
In some server, additional settings should be done into Lizmap.
Settings should be set into the
There are several configuration files for Lizmap.
Framework configuration files:
app/system/mainconfig.ini.phpcontains many configuration parameters, with their default values, mainly for the framework used by Lizmap. You would want to modify some of them, like the available languages etc. However, you must NOT MODIFY mainconfig.ini.php and any other files from app/. Set parameters with their new values into
var/config/localconfig.ini.phpcontains configuration parameters that are specific to your installation. So you put into it any parameters you can find into
mainconfig.ini.phpand you want to change.
var/config/liveconfig.ini.phpis containing parameters from
mainconfig.ini.phpthat are changed by the application itself.
During the execution of Lizmap,
liveconfig.ini.php are merged in this order. So parameters into
have higher priority that those into
localconfig.ini.php, which in turn,
have parameters having higher priority over parameters of
Other framework configuration files:
profiles.ini.phpcontains all credentials to access to databases, smtp servers, ldap etc. You should modify it to set these access parameters.
installer.ini.phpcontains informations about Lizmap modules and their state. Don’t touch it, and don’t erase it between upgrades. You can delete it only if you want to reinstall Lizmap.
Lizmap configuration files:
lizmapConfig.ini.phpcontains configuration parameters specific to Lizmap.
lizmapLogConfig.ini.phpcontains configuration for the Lizmap logger
For backups and upgrades, you should keep
They are all modified during the life or the installation of the application.
Lizmap detects automatically the language of the user (given by his browser), and it supports many languages.
Available languages into Lizmap are shown on the GitHub repository. Be careful to select the correct branch on GitHub according to the version of Lizmap Web Client you are installing. Some languages might not be available in older versions of Lizmap Web Client, for instance on the 3.6 branch.
If the browser of the user indicates an unsupported language code, the default language of Lizmap is used, and is en_US.
You can change the default language of Lizmap by setting the parameter
Into localconfig.ini.php, with your preferred language code.
You can also limit available language by changing the
In this example, only 3 languages are available and the default language is italian:
locale = it_IT
availableLocales = en_US,fr_FR,it_IT
There is also a
fallbackLocale option but it is not recommended to change it.
Setting password for users
By default, in Lizmap, when a new user is created, the user will get an email for setting up his own password.
If for some reasons, the administrator needs to setup the password, the
localconfig.ini.php needs to be edited:
resetAdminPasswordEnabled = off