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In this page you'll find all the necessary software you need to *install LAMS using the windows installer*. If you want to build LAMS from source, you can follow the instructions in [Building LAMS|lams:Building LAMS].

*For production environments, we recommend you use the [Installing LAMS 2.4 Production in Windows] guide.*

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* A database: MySQL Server
* Sun Java JDK
* Openfire (formerly called WildFire) Jabber server (not needed for LAMS 2.4.1 and later)

Make sure you have installed this software *before* you attempt to install LAMS. See the instructions below:
h3. Java SE Development Kit (JDK)

LAMS requires the Sun JDK 5 or 6. See the [Installing Java] page for more details.
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LAMS has not being tested with Java 7. Please user Java JDK 6 instead.
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LAMS requires the Sun JDK or 6. See the [Installing Java] page for more details.


h3. Openfire (formerly called WildFire) Jabber Server

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You not longer require a Jabber server for LAMS version 2.4.1 and later (see [details here|http://lamscommunity.org/dotlrn/clubs/technicalcommunity/forums/message-view?message_id=1501757])
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For our Chat tool, we use the Openfire Jabber Server. See the [Installing Openfire|Installing Wildfire for LAMS] page.



h2. Installing LAMS

Get the latest installer from the [downloads|lams:Downloads#windows] page.
h2. Setting Up Wildfire Chat Server (4/4)

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You not longer require a Jabber server for LAMS version 2.4.1 and later (see [details here|http://lamscommunity.org/dotlrn/clubs/technicalcommunity/forums/message-view?message_id=1501757])
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*Starting with LAMS 2.4.1 Wildfire is no longer needed. For previous LAMS versions please follow instructions below.*

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