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

Revision as of 15:02, 7 May 2010

Download an appropriate EPrints Release

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.


  • 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)

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


Supporting Software


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.


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

  • Change default character set to Best support For Multilingualism


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


Install mod_perl from the command prompt:

Other Modules

Install DBD::mysql from the command prompt:

  • ppm install DBD-mysql


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