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* Click Ok then close PPM
 
* Click Ok then close PPM
  
Run a command-prompt. On Vista+ you must run the command-prompt as administrator (right-click command prompt icon and select 'Run as administrator).
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Run a command-prompt. On Vista+ you must run the command-prompt as administrator (right-click command prompt icon and select 'Run as administrator').
  
Install required modules:
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> ppm install DBD-mysql
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> ppm install XML-LibXML
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> ppm install Win32-Daemon
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> ppm install Win32-DriveInfo
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> ppm install mod_perl
  
* > ppm install DBD-mysql
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* Set the Apache modules directory to '''C:/Apache/modules'''
* > ppm install XML-LibXML
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* > ppm install Win32-Daemon
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* > ppm install Win32-DriveInfo
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Install mod_perl:
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> ppm install XML-LibXSLT
  
* > ppm install mod_perl
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* Allow fetching of the required libraries
* When asked, set the Apache modules directory to '''C:/Apache/modules'''
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Install XML::LibXSLT:
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* > ppm install XML-LibXSLT
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* When asked, allow fetching of the required libraries.
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==Configuration==
 
==Configuration==

Revision as of 12:04, 14 January 2011

Download EPrints Releases: http://files.eprints.org/view/type/release.html


Warning This feature requires EPrints version 3.2.1 or later

This page contains notes concerning installing version 3.2 on Win32-based platforms. There is still work to go on supporting EPrints on Win32.

Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows XP or later
  • Apache 2.0 or later
  • MySQL 5 or later
  • ModPerl 2.0 or later

Download EPrints Windows Installation Package (MSI)

Download the latest Win32 build from the link at the top of this page - do not install this until ALL supporting software is in place and in the places outlined!

Supporting Software

Apache

Download and install Apache 2.2 + OpenSSL (if needed) from http://httpd.apache.org/download.cgi#apache22.

  • Change the installation directory to C:\Apache
  • After install manually add C:\Apache\bin to the windows path enviroment variable.

MySQL

Download and install MySQL from http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/

During the MySQL configuration Wizard:

  • Change default character set to Best support For Multilingualism

Perl

Download and install ActiveState Perl 5.10 from http://www.activestate.com/activeperl/downloads/

You should use the 32 bit version, as there are only 32 bit builds of Apache available.

Perl Modules

Add the uwinnipeg repository to PPM:

  • Start the "Perl Package Manager" (ActiveState Perl start menu)
  • Edit → Preferences
  • Under the Repositories tab add the University of Winnipeg repository from the suggested list.
  • Click Ok then close PPM

Run a command-prompt. On Vista+ you must run the command-prompt as administrator (right-click command prompt icon and select 'Run as administrator').

> ppm install DBD-mysql
> ppm install XML-LibXML
> ppm install Win32-Daemon
> ppm install Win32-DriveInfo
> ppm install mod_perl
  • Set the Apache modules directory to C:/Apache/modules
> ppm install XML-LibXSLT
  • Allow fetching of the required libraries

Configuration

Edit the Apache configuration file C:\Apache\conf\httpd.conf and add below the last LoadModule line:

LoadFile C:/perl/bin/perl510.dll
LoadModule perl_module modules/mod_perl.so

And at the end of the file:

Include C:/eprints/cfg/apache.conf

Getting Started

To create the indexer service entries (EPrints 3.3+), as administrator run:

> perl C:\eprints\bin\indexer install

Then use the Windows Services manager to start/stop the indexer.

Before starting Apache configure a new repository, see Getting Started with EPrints 3.