Add the beta package to your
composer require eyewitness/eye dev-beta
If you are running Laravel 5.5 or higher you can skip this step.
If you are running Laravel 5.4 or less, you then need to add the Eyewitness service provider to your
config/app.php providers array:
Now just run the package installer which will handle everything out of the box:
php artisan eyewitness:install
You might need to clear your config cache and restart your queues for the changes to take effect. The installer will detect this and advise what is required.
That is it. Eyewitness is now installed and running. There are a few optional configuration choices you can make at
You should also log into the package at
www.yourdomain.com/eyewitness and set some notification recipients.
Due to the significant changes from the previous package versions, the simplest and safest way to upgrade from v1 or v2 is remove the old package, delete the old configuration file at
config\eyewitness.php - and then follow the installation guidelines above.