report42 Advanced-Mode Integration

report42 v3.3 Advanced-Mode Requirements

Database Server Requirements
Requirement Minimum Recommended
Processor (Intel) Core 2 Duo @ 1.83 GHz Xeon E5–2660
Storage 100GB Software RAID 1 (Mirrored) 100GB Hardware RAID 1+0 (Striped Mirrored Set) or RAID 5
Operating System Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Database Management System Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012/2014 Express Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard

The Express Edition has several technical limitations, but is adequate for small installations with no more than 5 concurrent (simultaneous) users.

The Express Edition's license restricts it from being used for a public–facing web server application.

Web Server Requirements
Requirement Minimum Recommended
Processor (Intel) Core 2 Duo @ 1.83 GHz Xeon Xeon E5–2660
Storage Enough hard drive space to store the estimated number of images expected to be saved for each exam multiplied by the size of each image
Operating System Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
HL7 Engine (optional) MDI MD Link 6.0, or Mirth Connect 3.2 & Java Runtime Environment 8

An PEM–formatted SSL certificate is required to operate over the Internet or where network security policy requires encryption.

Before you install

  • Set up a server meeting the requirements above.
  • Decide whether to use a Full or Express version of Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Check whether another Web Application will be running on the server.
    • For example, check whether the Web Server (IIS) Windows Server Role is enabled.
    • If so, can it be removed, or should report42 be installed on another port (such as 8080)?
  • If Skype is installed on the server, prevent it from using ports 80 and 443.
    • In Skype's Tools menu, select Options...
    • Open the Advanced section and select the Connection subsection.
    • Disable Use port 80 and 443 as alternatives for incoming connections.
    • Restart Skype to free the ports.
  • Enable the .NET Framework 3.5.1 Windows Server Feature (under .NET Framework 3.5.1 Features).
  • Contact site PACS administrator and arrange an AE-Title for report42 (no source port).
  • Create an SSL Key and Certificate Request.
    • Send the request file to the on-site SSL certificate authority.
    • Use a PEM-formatted Key and Certificate.


Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express SP2 and Management Studio
(select SQLEXPRWT_x64_ENU.exe, 1.1 GB)
report42 Installer
report42 Installation Manual

After you install

  • Customize the radmin user password.
  • Create report42 users (optional, cvi42® can also log in).
  • Configure cvi42® v5.2+ user Reporting settings.
    • Server type: report42
    • Configure URL List: a list of report42 servers available at your center. This list will be available to all cvi42 users. Add each URL on a line of its own. For example:
      • (if you configured an SSL certificate)
      • (if you used the default port)
      • http://localhost:4280 (for workstation-mode installs)
    • Server URL: Select the URL you set up above.
  • Customize report42 Admin → Site Of Service settings.
  • Install Adobe Reader on user workstations.
  • Customize the Admin → PACS settings.
    • Set the AE-Title for report42.
    • Add a PACS destination.
  • Install the SSL Certificate:
    • Copy the httpd-ssl.conf file from C:\report42\apache\conf\extra\ to C:\report42\apache\conf\include\
    • Gather the SSL Key and Certificate elements in a directory, for example C:\report42\apache\conf\ssl\
    • Customize these file path variables in httpd-ssl.conf:
      • SSLCertificateFile,
      • SSLCertificateKeyFile and
      • (if necessary) SSLCertificateChainFile.