# PHP Runtime
The environment components that support Discuz running include: PHP, MySQL, Apache or Nginx, etc. Please check the corresponding manuals according to different deployment packages to complete more configurations.
|Discuz(LAMP)||Apache+MySQL+PHP on Linux||LAMP administrator guide (opens new window)|
# What's PHP Runtime?
In addition to using the default settings of the Discuz deployment package, you may need to do more on the server:
- Modify PHP configuration file (php.ini)
- Add new Discuz or PHP application
- Configure the SSL/HTTPS
- Modify the root directory
- Binding Domain Name
To complete these tasks, you need to refer to Environmental Guidelines
In addition, you may think about how Discuz works in these environments? Please refer to the hierarchy diagram below