NIDB 4.1.5 Release

NIDB 4.1.5 has been released. It includes some pipeline improvements and small bug fixes, but also improved documentation on the website.

Download the tar.gz file or the Virtual Box VM

  • [add] – pipelinetest module, with option to only test a pipeline when developing it
  • [change] – pipeline steps are replaced with a syntax highlighted bash script editor
  • [change] – pipeline shortname cannot be changed after the pipeline is created
  • [add] pipeline documentation on the NIDB website

NIDB 4.1.4 Release

NIDB 4.1.4 has been released and is available as a tarball installer. Download from sourceforge.

The following changes have been made:

  • [installer] enable some modules by default
  • [installer] sets up compiler environment correctly
  • [installer] compiles ImageMagick with fft support
  • [installer] various fixes
  • [bug] default config.php contained incorrect hostname

NIDB 4.1.3

NIDB 4.1.3 has been released. The following changes and bug fixes have been made for this version:

  • [feature] Phenotypic data can now be stored with each subject as part of a project. Measures are double entered, and can be of any datatype.

Download from sourceforge.

NIDB 4.1.2 Initial Release

NIDB is officially released! Version 4.1.2 is available for download for CentOS 6.3 or as a Virtual Box .vdi image (which includes FSL). Try it out!

Release notes (v4.1.2 – 10/2/2012)

  • Initial release
  • Default username for MySQL: root, NIDB: admin, CentOS: root
  • Default password for MySQL, NIDB, CentOS is ‘password’
  • DICOM receiver is listening by default on port 104, AE title ‘NIDB’
  • Modules to run NIDB background programs are NOT enabled by default. Enable them manually.
  • [bug] ImageMagick may need to be installed manually if not installed by the setup script. use “yum install ImageMagick” to install it.
  • [bug] For MR QA, the fft image, color-mapped image, and FFT radial average image may not appear because ImageMagick is not compiled with the FFT module
  • [bug] Pipeline analyses work, however no documentation is yet provided on how to set them up
  • [bug] Download to local FTP will download data to /nidb/ftp, but the installer does not automatically create an FTP account chroot’d to that directory. You’ll need to create your own FTP account, and then change the FTP section of the /nidb/programs/ file to reflect your account information.

Download the NIDB installer from sourceforge. Follow the installation instructions.

Download the NIDB virtual machine image from sourceforge. Follow the VM setup instructions, however a .vbox file is provided in addition to a .vdi image.

If you need help with setup, visit the support forum, or email