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Pinnacle CAD Installation Instructions

All rights reserved. 2013-01-24 . and any indirect or direct damages caused by the information in it.Installation Instructions © 2013 Vertex Systems Oy.vertex. and will not assume liability for any inaccuracies in this manual.fi Limitation of Liability Vertex Systems Oy will not guarantee this manual in any way. Vertex Systems Oy Vaajakatu 9 FI-33720 Tampere FINLAND +358 3 313 411 www. Trademarks VERTEX is a brand name of Vertex Systems Oy. The other brand names mentioned in this manual are trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective companies. Vertex Systems Oy reserves the right to make changes and improvements to the product.

.........................................................................................................6 Installing the license server .........................................................................................................................................................................................3 Installation progress......................................................................................................................................................................................................1 Installation Options ......................................................6 Installing the network user license ............................................................................................................................................6 Installing the network server.......................4 Starting the installation ....................................................5 Installing a License Server .......................................................................................................................6 Starting the installation ...................8 PINNACLE CAD INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ........................................................................................4 Installing the network server...........................................................................................................................................Table of Contents Before Installation ..................................................................................................8 Support Service ..3 Installation to a Network Server.....................................................................................................................................................................................7 Supported Operating Systems ...........................................................................2 One User Installation ........................................................................................................................................................................................................4 Installing the network user license ....................................................3 Starting the installation ......................................................

Before Installation We recommend you to always install the software as a new installation. Select No when the installation program asks if you would like to install the HASP driver included in the installation package. if a license server is included in the agreement. Notice the following before installation: • The HASP module driver The software has been protected with a HASP module which is connected to the computer's USB port. the operating system cannot find a driver for the HASP module. the modules are connected to the workstations using the server. This way. • Maximum path length of installation folder is 64 characters For example: • C:\vxbd190\ • \\server_name\folder_share_name\vxbd190_srv PINNACLE CAD INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 1 . the module is connected to the workstation. In that case. for example. and let the operating system get the latest driver for it automatically (requires network connection). you can still go on using the previous version. • In a license server installation. compressed to a zip file. The software is installed for the first time When you install the software for the first time. you can save it in the program's user folder after the installation. it is not necessary to install the driver included in the installation package. the module is connected to the license server. Installing the driver from the installation package is necessary only in the following exceptional cases: • For some reason. leaving the possible previous version also available. The need to install the driver for the protection module depends on whether the software has been previously installed to the computer or not.txt has been delivered to your company's contact person by email. See Installing a License Server. • In one user installation. If the file is not available during installation. The operating system cannot find the driver automatically. The software has been installed previously It is not necessary to reinstall the driver for a HASP module which has been connected to the computer during previous installation of the software. page 6. we recommend you to connect the HASP module to the computer's USB port before starting the installation. • In a network server installation. The license key file is not needed. should there arise any problems in the installation. Uncompress the zip file to the C:\TEMP folder. • The operating system is Windows XP and the HASP module is to be connected to the computer's parallel port. Select No when the installation program asks it. • The license key The license key file license. and browse to the file when installing the software.

page 3 One user is an installation in which the software is installed to a single workstation. The software is used only on the workstation in question. If a license server is included in the agreement. PINNACLE CAD INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 2 . This instruction applies when a license key file is used to protect the software. page 6. The available installation options are: • One User Installation. page 6 Read this instruction first. first read the instruction Installing a License Server. The created documents are instantly available to all designers. • Installation to a Network Server. page 4 Network server installation is an installation in which all workstation license users use the common software environment on the network server. if a license server is included in the agreement. A license server is an application for controlling the user rights of the software.Installation Options This guide describes installing the the software to a single workstation or to a network server. • Installing a License Server.

• If the program does not ask for the file.exe in the folder. If the installation program asks for the version to be updated. page 1. Select the destination path (we recommend the default folder to prevent confusion). skip the question by selecting Next. and save it to your computer. Select a shortcut icon to be added on your desktop. We recommend to use primarily the 64 bit application. • You can also copy the file to the user folder after the installation. As a result. only one shortcut icon is created. Select One User. Accept the license agreement.0. In this case. We recommend you to associate the file extension to the 64 bit executable. Starting the installation 1 2 3 Download the installation package according to received instructions. Select No. See The HASP module driver. The software is used only on the workstation in question. 10 If the computer has a 64 bit operating system. for example. PINNACLE CAD INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 3 . Select Yes. The installation program asks if you would like to install the HASP driver included in the installation package. Select No as a rule. The installation program asks if you would like to use a license server. select New installation of 19. The entire software is installed on your computer’s disc in the folder you have selected. The installation program may also ask for the location of the license key file license. • Browse to the folder in which you uncompressed the license key zip file. Uncompress the file to the C:\TEMP folder.One User Installation One user is an installation in which the software is installed to a single workstation.txt. the installation program asks if the Vertex file extensions will be associated to the 32 bit or 64 bit executable. Double-click the installation program install. If your computer has a 32 bit operating system. the installation program creates two shortcut icons on your desktop: one for the 64 bit and one for the 32 bit application. If your computer has a 64 bit operating system. If the computer has a 32 bit operating system. you get a folder named Vertex-BD-2013-19-0-[XX]-[region]. the Vertex files are automatically associated to the 32 bit executable. it is already included in the installation package. Installation progress 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Select the language.

PINNACLE CAD INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 4 . The installation program may also ask for the location of the license key file license. which will use the network server. The created documents are instantly available to all designers. • Full control to the folder sharing (sharing). Double-click the installation program install. for example \\Server_name\Vxbd190_srv = E:\ (you can use any free drive letter).exe in the folder. • If the program does not ask for the file. Uncompress the file to the C:\TEMP folder. The folder must be visible in the network before the installation of the network user licenses. Installing the network server 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Select the language. • Browse to the folder in which you uncompressed the license key zip file. the installation order is different: the license server is installed first. for example. 3 4 5 Download the installation package according to received instructions. The installation order is: 1 2 Install the network server. and save it to the server.Installation to a Network Server Network server installation is an installation in which all workstation license users use the common software environment on the network server. you get a folder named Vertex-BD-2013-19-0-[XX]-[region]. This instruction applies when a license key file is used to protect the software. We recommend you to connect to the folder from each work station using the same drive letter. not over the network.0. Make sure that the work stations. Install a network user license to each workstation. and share it to the network. it is already included in the installation package. Select Network Server. Select No.txt. The installation program asks if you would like to use a license server. As a result. page 6. Select the destination path. Starting the installation The installation must be done physically on the server. 1 2 Create a folder on the network server (for example C:\Vxbd190_srv). See Installing a License Server. Accept the license agreement. If the installation program asks for the version to be updated. Select Vertex Servers. If a license server is included in the agreement. The default installation folder is C:\Vxbd190_srv. select New installation of 19. have the following permissions: • Full control to the folder where you will install the network server (security).

The entire network server is installed on the server computer’s disc. Select No as a rule. In this case. Select Yes. For example. If the computer has a 32 bit operating system.• You can also copy the file to the user folder after the installation. the installation program asks if the Vertex file extensions will be associated to the 32 bit or 64 bit executable. run the client. On the workstation. These files will be updated through the network server when necessary. We recommend to use primarily the 64 bit application. For example. page 1. 9 The installation program asks for the default installation path for the network user licenses. skip the question by selecting Next. Installing the network user license 1 2 3 4 If this is the first time the software is installed on the workstation. We recommend the default setting to prevent confusion. only one shortcut icon is created. If the workstation has a 64 bit operating system. plug in the HASP module to the USB port. The necessary files will be copied from the network server when the network user license is started for the first time. When the network server is updated. If the workstation has a 32 bit operating system. If the computer has a 64 bit operating system. \\Server_name\Vxbd190_srv\Client_Install\client. the Vertex files are automatically associated to the 32 bit executable. the first start up will take some time. all the network user licenses using the server will be updated automatically. See The HASP module driver. A network server and a network user license using the server can both be installed on the same computer. PINNACLE CAD INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 5 . The files needed for starting the program are not copied to the workstation during installation.bat in the networks server's installation folder.bat The installation program asks if you would like to install the HASP driver included in the installation package. So. We recommend you to associate the file extension to the 64 bit executable. and let the operating system get the latest driver for it automatically. The program creates the pre-defined folder on the workstation (the default installation path for the network user licenses). the installation program creates two shortcut icons on the desktop: one for the 64 bit and one for the 32 bit application. the service packs are only installed on the server.

which has been delivered to your company's contact person by email. which will use the network server. Select Vertex Servers. as you will need it when installing the network server. Starting the installation The installation must be done physically on the server. A license server can also be used without a network server. Uncompress the file to the C:\TEMP folder. have the following permissions: 6 PINNACLE CAD INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS . Using a license server enables the use of the software on workstations without a HASP module of their own. Installing the license server 1 2 3 4 5 Select the language. and save it to the server where you will install the license server. The installation requires an lt_llist file. Install the network server. Double-click the installation program install. and share it to the network. 1 2 3 Download the installation package according to received instructions. the installation program shows you the port in which the Vertex License Server service has been installed. for example. The license server must be agreed upon separately when the software product is ordered. 6 Installing the network server If the network server is different than the license server. As a result. not over the network. Uncompress the file to the C:\TEMP folder. Select License Server. and the Vertex License Server service has been started. This guide only describes using a license server with a network server. compressed to a zip file. Install a network user license to each workstation. you get a folder named Vertex-BD-2013-19-0-[XX]-[region]. 1 2 Create a folder on the network server (for example C:\Vxbd190_srv). The installation must be done physically on the server. If a license server is included in the agreement.exe in the folder. Write down the port information. The license server has now been installed on the server. for example. the installation order of the software is: 1 2 3 Install the license server. save and uncompress the installation package to the computer where you will install the network server.Installing a License Server A license server is an application for controlling the user rights of the software. not over the network. At the end of the installation. Make sure that the work stations. Browser to the lt_llist file which contains the license codes.

• Full control to the folder where you will install the network server (security). The necessary files will be copied from the network server when the network user license is started for the first time.0. Select the destination path. Select Yes. Installing the network user license 1 2 On the workstation. Accept the license agreement. The files needed for starting the program are not copied to the workstation during installation. 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Start the installation program install. If the installation program asks for the version to be updated. the Vertex files are automatically associated to the 32 bit executable. The folder must be visible in the network before the installation of the network user licenses. Select Yes. • Full control to the folder sharing (sharing). \\Server_name\Vxbd190_srv\Client_Install\client.bat If the computer has a 64 bit operating system. For example. The installation program asks if you would like to use a license server. 11 The installation program asks for the default installation path for the network user licenses. run the client. When the network server is updated. select New installation of 19. If the computer has a 32 bit operating system. the service packs are only installed on the network server. the first start up will take some time. 10 The installation program asks for the license server's name visible in the network and the port number to which the Vertex License Server has been installed. We recommend you to associate the file extension to the 64 bit executable. PINNACLE CAD INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 7 . the installation program creates two shortcut icons on the desktop: one for the 64 bit and one for the 32 bit application. A network server and a network user license using the server can both be installed on the same computer. Select Network Server. We recommend you to connect to the folder from each work station using the same drive letter. We recommend the default setting to prevent confusion. If the workstation has a 64 bit operating system. The program creates the pre-defined folder on the workstation (the default installation path for the network user licenses). The entire network server is installed on the server computer’s disc. If the workstation has a 32 bit operating system. These files will be updated through the network server when necessary. So. For example. The default installation folder is C:\Vxbd190_srv. all the network user licenses using the server will be updated automatically. We recommend to use primarily the 64 bit application. only one shortcut icon is created. the installation program asks if the Vertex file extensions will be associated to the 32 bit or 64 bit executable. Select Vertex Servers.bat in the networks server's installation folder. for example \\Server_name\Vxbd190_srv = E:\ (you can use any free drive letter).exe.

fi PINNACLE CAD INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 8 . please contact the support service: Vertex Systems UK Phone +44 1423 500 213 E-mail: helpdeskUK@vertex.Supported Operating Systems Supported operating systems are: • Windows XP • Windows Vista • Windows 7 Support Service If you have any technical problems concerning the program.