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This guide is to provide a basic overview of the configuration for the Medical-Objects Download Client (Capricorn) to drop off electronic results for Locum software.

If you require any assistance with the installation or configuration, or if you have any questions, please contact the Medical-Objects Helpdesk on (07) 5456 6000.

If you have not Installed the Medical-Objects Download client, Please see the guide for Installing Capricorn on Windows.

Configuring Capricorn Software 

Accessing the Capricorn Configuration Window


In some cases, the Capricorn may be configured as a service. See this guide for instructions on how to launch the Capricorn if it is set up as a service. 

  1. To launch the HL7 Tray application, Go to Start Menu, All Programs, Medical-Objects and select the Medical-Objects Capricorn. Alternatively, You can go to C:\MO\Capricorn and run the Capricorn.exe.
  2. The following icon will appear in the tray. Double click on it to bring up the log window.

  3. When the log window is displayed, Click on the Configuration icon highlighted below, or select Utility and select Configuration.


Capricorn Configuration Settings

  1. Click on Ack Management.

    Set the Ack Management path to the following:

  2. Click on Integration Options.
    2.1 Make sure the Incoming Modifier is set to Capricorn Modifier
    2.2 Make sure Convert to PIT and Preserve Sending Facility in PIT is checked.

  3. Click on Server Parameters from the left hand panel.

  4. Set the Message Output Directory (main) to the following:

    C:\Program Files\Locum3\PATHOLOGY\Unprocessed


  5. Click Apply and OK.

Locum should automatically import results.

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