Tutorial: Install GLPI with Caddy on Ubuntu 22.04

This step-by-step tutorial will demonstrate how to install GLPI on Ubuntu 22.04 using the Caddy webserver and MariaDB database.

GLPI is a powerful open source IT Service Management application aligned to the ITIL framework. It offers an IT Service Desk, Problem Management, Change Management, Inventory and Asset Management and many other features.

Caddy is a modern, performant web server written in Go. It can also act as a reverse proxy or file server and has built in support to automatically obtain and renew TLS certificates.

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License: GPLv3


OTOBO is an extremely flexible, web-based open-source ticketing tool, used to streamline communication in service organisations such as IT Helpdesks, Customer Service, Call Centers etc.

It provides classical ticketing functionality, a knowledgebase/FAQs with internal and external interface, helps to automate processes and can be extended by an ITSM component with a CMDB to keep track of IT components – or buildings, office plants, cars etc.

OTOBO is a fork based on ((OTRS)) Community Edition, started in 2019 to go back to the roots and offer a 100 % free tool, rooted in a strong community, and backed up by professional business services.


License: GPLv3


GLPI stands for Gestionnaire Libre de Parc Informatique is a Free Asset and IT Management Software package, that provides ITIL Service Desk features, licenses tracking and software auditing.

GLPI features:

  • Inventory of computers, peripherals, network printers and any associated components through an interface, with inventory tools such as: FusionInventory or OCS Inventory
  • Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)
  • Item lifecycle management
  • Licenses management (ITIL compliant)
  • Management of warranty and financial information (purchase order, warranty and extension, damping)
  • Management of contracts, contacts, documents related to inventory items
  • Incidents, requests, problems and changes management
  • Knowledge base and Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQ)
  • Asset reservation

Moreover, GLPI supports many plugins that provide additional features.