System Setup and Configuration


Minimum Computer Requirements

  1. Windows 7 (both 32-bit and 64-bit versions supported)

  2. 4GB of RAM

  3. 1.5GHz duo core processor

  1. Java 8 for UgandaEMR 2.0.0 and above (Java 7 for UgandaEMR 1.x - not recommended)

  2. Tomcat 7

  3. MySQL 5.5

  4. Mozilla Firefox 44

Manual Setup

Requirements for Manual Installation

This process will be added at a later stage, as currently the automatic installation is the easiest way to get the required configuration

Interactive Setup via installer

The installer provides all the prerequisite components for setting up UgandaEMR, parts of this guide have been adopted from the World Health Organization (WHO) OpenMRS Express guide.

There are separate installation files for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows systems so pick the most suitable installation package.

Installation Directories and Menu Items

The installer creates the following directory structure:

  1. Main Directory - C:\Program Files\UgandaEMR

  2. Tomcat Directory - C:\Program Files\UgandaEMR\UgandaEMRTomcat

  3. Mysql Directory - C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5 TODO: Correct this

  4. OpenMRS Configuration Files - C:\ApplicationData\OpenMRS TODO: Correct this

The following items are also added to the Windows Start Menu:

  1. TODO: Add Start Menu Items

A shortcut link to the UgandaEMR instance is also added to the Desktop 1. TODO: Add screenshot of desktop with the Shortcut link**

Installation Overview

Installation Steps

Follow the steps below for the relevant installation process:

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