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 +====== Requirements ======
 +  * Web Server (Apache preferred, but may also work on IIS and others)
 +  * PHP 5
 +  * MySQL 5
 +====== Installing OpenDocMan ======
 +===== Things You Need to Do to Install OpenDocMan =====
 +  - Check to ensure that you and your web host have the minimum requirements to run OpenDocMan. ​
 +  - [[http://​​download/​|Download]] the latest release of OpenDocMan.
 +  - Unzip the downloaded file to a folder inside your web server.
 +  - Print this page out so you have it handy during the installation.
 +===== 5 Minute Install =====
 +Here's the quick version of the instructions,​ for those that are already comfortable with performing such installations. More detailed instructions follow. ​
 +  - Download and unzip the OpenDocMan package, if you haven'​t already. ​
 +  - **Create a database for OpenDocMan** on your web server, as well as a MySQL user who has all privileges for accessing and modifying it. 
 +  - Create a folder outside of your public html folder that will contain your data files. This will be your "​dataDir"​ folder in the config. For example, `mkdir /​home/​joeuser/​document_repository/​`
 +  - Make sure the permissions and ownership of the data folder will allow for the web server to write to it. For example, `chgrp apache /​home/​joeuser/​document_repository/;​ chmod 770 /​home/​joeuser/​document_repository`
 +  - You may also need to edit your apache settings to get the permissions working. The installation script has some examples that you will be presented with.
 +  - Place the OpenDocMan software files in the desired location on your web server:
 +    * If you want to integrate OpenDocMan into the root of your domain (e.g. http://​​),​ move or upload all contents of the unzipped OpenDocman directory (but excluding the directory itself) into the root directory of your web server.
 +    * If you want to have your OpenDocMan installation in its own subdirectory on your web site (e.g. http://​​docs/​),​ rename the directory opendocman-x.x to the name you'd like the subdirectory to have and move or upload it to your web server. For example if you want the OpenDocMan installation in a subdirectory called "​docs",​ you should rename the directory called "​opendocman-x.x"​ to "​docs"​ and upload it to the root directory of your web server.
 +    * Make sure there is a templates_c folder ( ex. "mkdir templates_c"​ ), and the templates_c folder is writeable (ex. "chmod 775 templates_c"​ )
 +  - Run the OpenDocMan installation script by accessing the opendocman folder URL in a web browser. ​
 +  - Fill out the necessary form fields during the installer
 +  - When you get to the last page, you click on the "New installation..."​ link for a fresh installation
 +That's it! OpenDocMan should now be installed. ​
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