New WebKIDSS Install

For a new server install follow the following instructions:

1: Download the most current version of 4D, version 17 is being used for FY 2019-2020

2: Install 4D following instructions from the 4D website, you will also need a 4D license that can be used with version 17. It is recommended that the server OS be Windows Server 2012 R2, or Windows Server 2016, or OS 10.13 or OS 10.14 for Mac. The memory requirement for a Server is 16GB and at least a duel core CPU is required and needs to be 64-bit.

3: Install the 4D License

4: Create a folder on the data drive that you want to use, you can name this folder whatever you like.

5: Download the most current version of WebKIDSS from the Web Server tab of the http://www.webkidss.org website.

6: Extract the zip file that was downloaded, most all of the extracted files into the folder that was created above.

7: Copy the Plugins folder from the 4D install folder (Windows is located in C:\Program Files\4D\”4D version”\Plugins) copy the folder Plugins to the folder that was created above.

8: Copy your data file from whatever source you have before, either from a restored backup, or the previous version of WebKIDSS, the file should either be a .4dd or .data file, example KIDSSIEP.4dd, copy this file into the folder that was created above.

9: Start WebKIDSS like normal from this new folder.