Page tree

Should you require any more information or have encountered a problem, please call the support helpdesk on (07) 5456 6000.

Skip to end of metadata
Go to start of metadata

You are viewing an old version of this page. View the current version.

Compare with Current View Page History

Version 1 Next »





A procedure to provide the configuration that will enable importing of electronic results and the provision of acknowledgements. This guide is written for Medical Director Version 3.12 and above.




Installation and Configuration of Capricorn Software

  1. Download the latest Capricorn from the following link.

  2. The link on the download page looks like the following:

  3. The following window will appear:

  4. Click on Save.
  5. The following Save As window will appear. Save the Capricorn-Setup.exe in the directory C:\MO


    If the directory does not exist, Create it.


  6. Once you have clicked Save, the following download screens will appear

  7. After it has been downloaded, click Run. If a Security warning comes up again, Click Run Again. 

  8. Once you have clicked Run, the installation process starts.
  9. Click Next.

  10. Click Next.

  11. Click Install. 

  12. The following window will appear.

  13. The Setup wizard is now complete.

  14. Click Finish.

Registration Process


  1.  Once the setup is complete you will need to enter the Token or Serial key provided by the Medical-Objects help desk.

    The Token or Serial Key can be emailed to you. If you do not already have a token, Please contact the Medical-Objects help desk on (07) 5456 6000.

  2. From the email, copy the token and click the Paste Token link.

    This will automatically fill in the Registration Token for you.


  3. Click I Agree.

  4. The PGP Key Generation Window will then appear.

  5. Enter pgp in lowercase into both fields. Then click Next.

  6. The following window will appear.


  7. At this window you can just type anything to make the blue bar move to 100%, then click Next.

  8. The following window will appear.

  9. Click Finish.


    The main installation of the Medical-Objects Capricorn is now complete. The HL7 Tray icon will now be shown in the system tray located at the bottome right hand corner of the desktop.

 Configuring Medical-Objects Capricorn

  1. Double click the HL7 tray icon. 

    If the Capricorn HL7 tray icon is not visible, open Capricorn from Start Menu > All Programs > Medical-Objects > Medical Objects Capricorn or from the C:\MO\Capricorn\Capricorn.exe.

  2. The Log window is displayed.

  3. Click the Edit Server Properties icon.

  4. Click on Integration Options.

  5. Set the ACK Management path to the C: Drive, For example:

    If the folders do not exist you must create them.

    Please make sure the Results folder has the Modify, Read and Write permissions, and is SHARED over the network.
  6. Select Server Parameters from the left panel.

  7. Under Message Output Directory (main), set the results import path.
    Set the path to match the following:


    If the folders do not exist, you must create them. Please make sure the Results folder has the Modify, Read and Write permissions, and is SHARED over the network.
  8. The configuration is complete. Click Apply and OK.

Configuring Medical Director Incoming Correspondence and Acknowledgements

  1.  Open Medical Director (MD) 3.12

  2. Once Medical Director (MD) has opened, select Tools then Manage Communications.

  3. The following window will appear.

  4. Select the Setup Data Transfer Tab.

  5. Click on Add to add a new rule for Medical-Objects. If Medical-Objects is already in the list please ensure it is configured correctly (see next step)

    Description: Please use Medical-Objects
    Category: Please use Medical-Objects

    If not in the drop down box please type Medical-Objects into the box.


    Import Folder: Use a UNC path of the folder shared earlier - For example \\Mo\Results\In
    Export Folder: Use a UNC path of the folder shared earlier - For example \\MO\Results\Acks


    For Import and Export Folders, please use Network UNC Paths
    EG: \\Server\Results\MD\In and \\Server\Results\MD\Acks

    Check Boxes: Please Tick ALL four check boxes

    Click on OK.

  6. The Medical-Objects rule has now been created. Click on close in the bottom right hand-side.

  7. Once you click on close you will be prompted to save your work. Please click on Save.

    The configuration is now complete for Medical Director.


  • No labels