Installing OpenMRS


My experience installing OpenMRS on OS X El Capitan 10.11.6.

Download the latest OpenMRS Standalone here:

First, I had to install Java!! :/

Keep in mind that the latest version java 8 is not compatible at the time of this post.

To double check your Java version, in Terminal (OS X) or Cmd (Windows), type “java -version”, without quotations.



You’ll be greeted with this screen. I chose the first option. Would be good to experiment with some data populated.



Will take some time to initialize and set up.



And an error:




Stand alone



This will start running in the background


And you’re greeted with a Login and Password fields. After login you’ll see the main page.