Upgrade OpenMRS Standalone 2.1 to OpenMRS 2.2

If you are using the OpenMRS 2.1 Standalone, and want to upgrade it to OpenMRS 2.2, you can follow the instructions on this page.

Step-by-step guide to upgrade OpenMRS Standalone 2.1 to OpenMRS 2.2

Follow these steps in order:

  1. Log out of OpenMRS and stop the Standalone.
  2. Replace the "war" file.
    1. Download the OpenMRS Platform 1.11.2 enterprise war file.
    2. Browse to the files in your expanded standalone, and delete the "openmrs-standalone.war" file, and the "openmrs-standalone" directory under "tomcat\webapps".
    3. Copy the OpenMRS Platform 1.11.2 enterprise war file you previously downloaded to this directory, and rename it openmrs-standalone.war.
  3. Replace the module files.
    1. Download openmrs-2.2-modules-zip
    2. Browse to the "appdata\modules" folder, and delete all the files.  Note: they have the extension ".omod".
    3. Unzip the contents of the openmrs-2.2-modules-zip which you previously downloaded into the "appdata\modules" folder.
  4. Start the Standalone again.
  5. Run the database updates.
    1. When the page opens to login, it will prompt to enter in Administration Mode.
    2. Log in with an administrative account and run the database updates as prompted.  When complete, it will open the standard login page. 
  6. Enjoy OpenMRS 2.2!