Installing EPrints 3 on Win32

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Warning This feature requires EPrints version 3.2 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.

Download EPrints Windows Installer

Do not install this until ALL supporting software is in place and in the places outlined.

http://files.eprints.org/508/2/eprints%2D3.2.1%2Drc%2D1.msi


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

MySQL

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

  • Change default character set to Best support For Multilingualism

Perl

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

ModPerl

Install mod_perl from the command prompt:

Other Modules

Install DBD::mysql from the command prompt:

  • ppm install DBD-mysql

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