Installing and Updating [email protected] Guide (Windows)
Ianseo Installation | [email protected] software is packaged in a website, therefore the installation is different than what most of us are used to. This is not an executable file that is installed automatically by your Windows computer or a MacOS. Upon completion of the numerous installation steps, the website will be running on your personal computer. In order to function properly, a website requires a few key components: a web server, an application server and a database server.
To install [email protected] on a Windows operating system, the user should:
1. From the Ianseo.net website: http://ianseo.net/Releases.php click on “Windows Full Installer”, found in the middle of the page. Once the Download complete, navigate to your Download folder and double-click on the file named: Ianseo_20190805.exe. At time of writing, this is the most current version
2. Extract the file in the wished folder (e.g.: in case the user opted to decompress it in c:\, the system will automatically create a folder, named c:\ianseo).
Note: It is highly recommended to operate directly from c:\ and not from the computer desktop.
3. Once the extraction completed, using the File Explorer, open the folder: c:\ianseo, right-click on the file named: “xampp-control.exe” and choose Send to > Desktop (Create shortcut). This will allow faster access to the XAMPP control panel. It will now be present on the Desktop.
4. Double-click on the xampp control panel to launch it. If security warning appear, simply click on “Allow access”.
5. In the Control Panel, for the Module named “Apache”, click on the “Config” button, then select the first item named “Apache (httpd.conf)”, this will open a file editor.
Scroll down to the line that shows: “ Listen 80”
Note.: The user can close XAMPP control by clicking on ‘X’. Once minimized, XAMPP will go on running in background, without any problems.
6. To this line, add the symbol “ # “ and
add a new line with the following text: “Listen 8080” and
close and SAVE the file.
7. You are now ready to start the database and application servers.
Click on the “Start” button for Apache, then click on the “Start” button for MySQL.
8. If the buttons now show the words “Stop” for both, this indicates that they are running. Also, you will notice the green background.
9. Both application should be stopped after your work in [email protected] is finished, not to leave a running web application on your personal computer.
10. To access [email protected], open your preferred web browser and type in the following address:
11. Proceed to the update, by clicking on the words: “clicking here” .
12. Click on the “Ok” button to update the software.
13. This step requires internet access and will take a few minutes, as it is downloading the update files. Once completed, the following message will be displayed.
14. The installation is now complete!
15. Leave all default values and click on “Create user and database”.
16. The following window should confirm the successful Ianseo installation. Click on “Go to IANSEO” to access the software and proceed to an update verification