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.

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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

  • Change the installation directory to C:\Apache


Download and install MySQL from

  • Change default character set to Best support For Multilingualism


Download and install ActiveState Perl from


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/

And at the end of the file:

Include C:/eprints/cfg/apache.conf


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