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Emergency Preparedness Resource Inventory (EPRI): Administrator's Guide

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

This resource was part of AHRQ's Public Health Emergency Preparedness program, which was discontinued on June 30, 2011, in a realignment of Federal efforts.

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Appendix: EPRI Installation Instructions

It is assumed that the person installing EPRI has experience setting up Web sites using Microsoft® Internet Information Server (IIS) and Microsoft® SQL or SQL Express.

The following components are required to run EPRI:

  • Windows XP®, Windows® Server 2003, Windows Vista®, Windows® Server 2008, or Windows 7.
  • Internet Information Server 5.1 or greater.
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework version 3.5 SP1.
  • Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 or Microsoft® SQL Express 2008 SP1.

Microsoft .NET Framework version 3.5 SP1 is included in the EPRI installer and will be installed after Step 2 (below) if it is missing.

Installation steps:

  1. Download the EPRI Installation Program ( from the EPRI Web site (
  2. Extract and run epri_installer.exe
  3. After the .NET Framework is installed (if necessary), a welcome screen appears. Select Next.
    A screenshot shows the EPRI Installer and Setup welcome page.

  4. Specify settings then select Next:

    • Enter credentials to connect to the EPRI database on your server.
    • Enter SMTP parameters.

    A screenshot shows a page to enter setup information for MS-SQL Database for EPRI and SMTP and Mail for EPRI.

  5. The application installs.
    A screenshot shows the EPRI program being installed.

  6. The installation procedure is completed.

    • Note that the default EPRI administrator login and password is displayed on the screen.

    A screenshot shows that the EPRI program has been successfully installed.

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AHRQ Publication No. 11-0061-2-EF
Current as of April 2011



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