WebERP is an open source, very popular and business process management system which comes in more then 33 languages, it is open source and totally free application which is based on PHP, is is one of the best available business administration software with very low footprint and minimum network traffic.
Some of the highlighted features are:
totally web based, platform independent and can be easily integrated with a wiki, it comes with customizable themes.
Role base authentication for users, all inputs are sanitised to prevent mysql injections and cross site scripting, pages can be encrypted using SSL. Users can permitted to see defined portions/modules only.
Stock management, stock movement history, selling price in various currencies, reorder level can be maintained, Bill of Material can be maintained.
Accounts and finance management
Supplier management, invoice management, bank accounts can be added and bank accounts reconciliation statements can be generated.
Work order costing, automated issue of components required as per Bill of Material, issue of labour time or other services to work order.
Installation and prerequisites
This ERP be is easy to install in a straightforward manner, you will need a a fresh Ubuntu 15.10 based machine with minimum dual core processor, minimum 4 GB RAM, A web server apache2/nginx, mysql database, php packages are required in form of software.
# apt-get update
Install Database server
# apt-get install mysql-server
Install your favourite web server
# apt-get install apache2
# apt-get install php5
Create a database and a database user which will have all access to this newly created database
#mysql -u root -p mysql mysql>create database weberp; mysql> grant all on weberp.* to 'unixmen'@'localhost' identified by 'password'; mysql>flush privileges; mysql>/q
Download package from this link
Extract package to /var/www/html/
# unzip webERP_4.12.3.zip -d /var/www/html
# chmod -R 755 /var/ww/html/webERP
# chown -R www-data: /var/www/html/webERP
# /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
Open browser of your choice and type
When I click next, got encountered with following screen
So, I install phph5-mysql then restart apache service to resolve the issue
# apt-get install php5-mysql # /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
Click next fill required credentials
You can browse your organization logo, provide admin password, click next
Login with newly created admin password
Configure primary setting in setup section
Company preference section will look something like
Installation steps are finished at that stage we can explore some of the features in examples.
Go to customer tab-> click to add new customer
Go to item menu and you can add your inventory items with a detail
Software provide a detailed feature of asset management, go to main menu and click on asset management
There are lots and lost of feature which you can explore by yourself.
This ERP is ready to use type of application, very effective for even Larger Enterprises, no hidden license charges, usable for retailers, stockists, production companies or other enterprises, a must have for any business who are seeking a low budget or free open source ERP application.