Installing Open HRMS

How to install OpenHRMS in Windows?

You will be able to install the OpenHRMS platform in your windows based system with ease. As it's one of the platforms and operating systems used by millions all across the world it's inevitable that a dedicated HR management tool such as OpenHRMS should be able to be configured in windows.

Step 1: Initially you need to download the Odoo platform of the respective version that you need and further configure it in your windows based system. From the link below you will be able to download the Odoo software:


As mentioned in the above screenshot, you need to mention a few details and after that, you are good to go. You can click on the download button which is marked as in the above screenshot. You need to choose the community version.

Step 2: Once the file is downloaded you can double click on the downloaded file and install the Odoo.

From the following step we will describe the operations to follow upon installation of the platform.

Step 3: Select the Language in which the Odoo should be functioning.

No you are good to go and can install the platform by selecting the Next option that is available in the following screenshot.

Step 4: Further you need to agree to the terms and conditions by reading and select the I Agree option to continue.

Step 5: Now you need to select the Type of Installation which should be conducted either it can be Odoo Server or PostgreSQL Database then select the Next option.

Step 6: Further the Hostname, Post details, Username and the Password should be set.

Step 7: Finally, the destination folder on which the Odoo platform should be installed should be described which you can browse around the system files and select a location.

Step 8: Further select the Install option the installation of the Odoo platform will be begun.

Once the installation is completed you can select the Next option as depicted in the following screenshot.

Further, the Finish options can be selected to complete the Installation of the Odoo platform.

Step 9: After installation Odoo will be automatically opened in the default browser. You can create a new database and go on with further login and the installing of the modules that you prefer.

On the flipside in case of Odoo installation for windows the default location of Odoo is in, Local Disk C: -> Program Files (x86) -> Odoo 13.0, which can be further changed based on the need.

Step 10: As the installation of the Odoo platform has been completed now lets deal with the installation of OpenHRMS modules from the Odoo Apps Store.You can download different apps from the Odoo apps store( OpenHRMS application can be faltered as depicted in the following screenshot.

After downloading the required modules you need to move the module to the addons location of the Odoo.

Step 11: After copying the folder of the respective modules as well as the OpenHRMS application you need to restart the Odoo service for the modules to be operational.Go to services in windows, search for Odoo Service and restart it

Odoo-server-13.0 is the Odoo service in windows, open the service menu and you can view the window as shown below where you can stop the service and start it again.

Then from Odoo enable the debugging mode which can be enabled from the settings menu of the platform.

Further then Go to apps -> Update Apps List. Then you will be able to see the new module in the apps list, you can search for the OpenHRMS modules and install it.

Step 12: Installation of python dependency

Furthermore, for the OpenHRMS Dashboard there is an external python dependency called Pandas.

Now let's see how to install it.

Odoo is using additional python for its working and operation. You can see a python folder inside the Odoo default folder. Moreover, you need to install external python dependencies to the platform.

To do so, initially set the environment variable for the python which is available in the Odoo folder.

Click on the Environment Variables icon available in the window and Under System variables click on the Path and click edit.

Select and Add the python path of Odoo and enable it by selecting the OK option available in the window

Now open the command prompt window and type the command python. If the python opens it's sure that the python in which Odoo is working is also configured with the command prompt. Now follow the commands which are there in the screenshot below.

The commands that has been used here are:

easy_install pip

pip install pandas

In this manner you can install OpenHRMS and configure different modules in the Windows platform.