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Before Installation We recommend you to always install the software as a new installation, leaving t he possible previous version also

available. This way, you can still go on using the previou s version, should there arise any problems in the installation. Notice the following before installation : • The HASP module driver

Vertex BD software has been protected with a HASP module which is connected to t he computer's USB port. • In one user installation, the module is connected to the workstation.

• In a network server installation, the modules are connected to the workstations using the server. • In a license server installation, the module is connected to the license server.

The need to install the driver for the protection module depends on whether Vert ex BD has been previously installed to the computer or not. Vertex BD has been installed previously It is not necessary to reinstall the driver for a HASP module which has been con nected to the computer during previous installation of Vertex BD. Select No when the installat ion program asks if you would like to install the HASP driver included in the installation packag e. Vertex BD is installed for the first time When you install the Vertex BD software for the first time, we recommend you to connect the HASP module to the computer's USB port before starting the installation, and let the operating system get the latest driver for it automatically (requires network connection). In that case, it is not necessary to install the driver included in the installation package. Select No when the installation program asks it. Installing the driver from the installation package is necessary only in the fol lowing exceptional cases: • • For some reason, the operating system cannot find a driver for the HASP module. The operating system is Windows XP and the HASP module is to be connected to the

computer's parallel port. The operating system cannot find the driver automatica lly. • The license key

The software is used only on the workstation in question. • Installing a License Server. you can save it in the program 's user folder after the installation. One User Installation One user is an installation in which Vertex BD is installed to a single workstat ion. and browse to the file when installing Vertex. The available installation options are: • One User Installation. If a license server is included in the agreement. The license key file is not needed. page 6. A license server is an application for controlling the user rights of the software. This instruction applies when a license key file is used to protect the software . See Installing a License Server. page 6 Read this instruction first. for example.The license key file license. • Maximum path length of installation folder is 64 characters For example: • • C:\vxbd190\ \\server_name\folder_share_name\vxbd190_srv Installation Options This guide describes installing the Vertex BD to a single workstation or to a ne twork server. first read the instruction Installing a License Serve r. The created documents are instantly available to all designers. page 6. page 3 One user is an installation in which Vertex BD is installed to a single workstat ion. . compressed to a zip file. if a license server is included in the agreement. Uncompress the zip file to the C:\TEMP folder. page 4 Network server installation is an installation in which all workstation license users use the common Vertex BD environment on the network server.txt has been delivered to your company's Vertex con tact person by email. • Installation to a Network Server. if a license server is included in the agree ment. If the file is not available during installation. The software is used only on the workstation in question.

you get a folder named Vertex-BD-2013-19-0-[XX]-[region]. 8 The installation program asks if you would like to install the HASP driv er included in the installation package.Starting the installation 1 Download the installation package from the Vertex BD support site and sa ve it to your computer.txt.exe in the folder. If your computer has a 64 bit operating system. 4 If the installation program asks for the version to be updated. We recommend y ou to associate the file extension to the 64 bit executable. As a result. • If the program does not ask for the file. the Vertex files are automaticall y associated to the 32 bit executable. Accept the license agreement. 5 Select the destination path (we recommend the default folder to prevent confusion). Select One User. The installation program asks if you would like to use a license server. for example. page 1. The entire Vertex BD software is installed on your computer’s disc in the folder y ou have selected. skip the question by selecting Next. Select Yes. In this ca se. If the computer has a 32 bit operating system. See The HASP module driver. it is already included in the installa tion package. • Browse to the folder in which you uncompressed the license key zip file. • You can also copy the file to the user folder after the installation. 6 7 Select a shortcut icon to be added on your desktop. Select No as a rule. 2 Uncompress the file to the C:\TEMP folder. Installation progress 1 2 3 Select the language.0. 10 If the computer has a 64 bit operating system. 3 Double-click the installation program install. Select No. the installation program creates . 9 The installation program may also ask for the location of the license ke y file license. select N ew installation of 19. the installation program asks if the Vertex file extensions will be associated to the 32 bit or 64 bit executable.

If your computer has a 32 bit operating system. Installing the network server . We recommend you to connect to the folder from each work station using the same dri ve letter. Installation to a Network Server Network server installation is an installation in which all workstation license users use the common Vertex BD environment on the network server. hav e the following permissions: • • Full control to the folder where you will install the network server (security). for example. not over the network. The created documents are instantly available to all designers. The folder must be visible in the network before the installation of the network user licenses.exe in the folder. 2 Make sure that the work stations. 3 Download the installation package from the Vertex BD support site and sa ve it to the server. Install a network user license to each workstation. See Installing a License Server. only one shortcut icon is create d. you get a folder named Vertex-BD-2013-19-0-[XX]-[region]. the installation order is different: the license serv er is installed first. 4 Uncompress the file to the C:\TEMP folder. Full control to the folder sharing (sharing). and share it to the network. We recommen d to use primarily the 64 bit application. which will use the network server. 1 Create a folder on the network server (for example C:\Vxbd190_srv). page 6. As a result. The installation order is: 1 2 Install the network server. This instruction applies when a license key file is used to protect the software . for example \\Server_name\Vxbd190_srv = E:\ (you can use any free drive letter). If a license server is included in the agreement.two shortcut icons on your desktop: one for the 64 bit and one for the 32 bit application. 5 Double-click the installation program install. Starting the installation The installation must be done physically on the server.

the Vertex files are automaticall y associated to the 32 bit executable. We recommend y ou to associate the file extension to the 64 bit executable.0. 9 The installation program asks for the default installation path for the network user licenses.1 2 3 4 Select the language. 5 If the installation program asks for the version to be updated. The default installation folder is C:\Vxbd1 90_srv. • If the program does not ask for the file.txt. See The HASP module driver. 4 If the computer has a 64 bit operating system. plug in the HASP module to the USB port. Installing the network user license 1 If this is the first time the Vertex BD software is installed on the wor kstation. page 1. If the computer has a 32 bit operating system. For example.bat in the networks server's installa tion folder. select N ew installation of 19. We recommend the default setting to prevent confusion. run the client. Select Network Server. 7 The installation program asks if you would like to use a license server. • Browse to the folder in which you uncompressed the license key zip file. 6 Select the destination path. \\Server_name\Vxbd190_srv\Client_Install\client. 8 The installation program may also ask for the location of the license ke y file license. the installation program asks if the Vertex file extensions will be associated to the 32 bit or 64 bit executable. skip the question by selecting Next. it is already included in the installa tion package. 2 On the workstation. Accept the license agreement. Select Vertex Servers. In this ca se.bat 3 The installation program asks if you would like to install the HASP driv er included in the installation package. and let the operating system get the latest driver for i t automatically. • You can also copy the file to the user folder after the installation. The entire Vertex BD network server is installed on the server computer’s disc. . Select No. Select No as a rule. Select Yes.

When the network server is updated. compressed to a zip file. which has been delivered to your com pany's Vertex contact person by email. only one shortcut icon is crea ted. The necessary files will be copied from the network server when the network user lic ense is started for the first time. all the network user licenses using the server will be updated automati cally. Using a license server enables the use of Vertex BD software on workstations without a HASP module of t heir own. the installation order of the software is: 1 2 3 Install the license server. not over the network. For example. . A license server can also be used without a network server. So. Install a network user license to each workstation. Starting the installation The installation must be done physically on the server. the service packs are only installed on the server. If a license server is included in the agreement. If the workstation has a 32 bit operating system. Install the network server. These files will be updated through the network server when necessary. the first start up will take some time. The license server must be agreed upon separately when the software product is order ed. A network server and a network user license using the server can both be install ed on the same computer. Uncompress the file to the C:\TEMP fo lder. Installing a License Server A license server is an application for controlling the user rights of the softwa re. for example. We recomm use primarily bit application. If the es two on the end to the 64 workstation has a 64 bit operating system.The program creates the pre-defined folder on the workstation (the default insta llation path for the network user licenses). The installation requires an lt_llist file. The files needed for starting the program are not copied to the workstation duri ng installation. This guide only desc ribes using a license server with a network server. the installation program creat shortcut icons desktop: one for the 64 bit and one for the 32 bit application.

3 4 Start the installation program install. Browser to the lt_llist file which contains the license codes. Select Vertex Servers. you get a folder named Vertex-BD-2013-19-0-[XX]-[region]. Installing the network server If the network server is different than the license server. 2 Uncompress the file to the C:\TEMP folder. Full control to the folder sharing (sharing). Write down the port information. the installation program shows you the p ort in which the Vertex License Server service has been installed. We recommend you to connect to the folder from each work station using the same dri ve letter.1 Download the installation package from the Vertex BD support site and sa ve it to the server where you will install the license server.exe. as y ou will need it when installing the network server. for example \\Server_name\Vxbd190_srv = E:\ (you can use any free drive letter). hav e the following permissions: • • Full control to the folder where you will install the network server (security). for example. 6 The license server has now been installed on the server. Installing the license server 1 2 3 4 Select the language. As a result. Select Vertex Servers. and the Vertex License Server service has been started. which will use the network server. . The installat ion must be done physically on the server. not over the network.exe in the folder. Select License Server. 1 Create a folder on the network server (for example C:\Vxbd190_srv). 3 Double-click the installation program install. 5 At the end of the installation. 2 Make sure that the work stations. The folder must be visible in the network before the installation of the network user licenses. save and uncompress the installation package to the computer where you will install the network server. and share it to the network.

The files needed for starting the program are not copied to the workstation duri ng installation.bat 2 If the computer has a 64 bit operating system. Accept the license agreement. only one shortcut icon is crea ted. When the .5 6 Select Network Server. If the workstation has a 32 bit operating system. the installation program asks if the Vertex file extensions will be associated to the 32 bit or 64 bit executable. We recommend the default setting to prevent confusion. So. run the client. \\Server_name\Vxbd190_srv\Client_Install\client. Select Yes. The default installation folder is C:\Vxbd1 90_srv. These files will be updated through the network server when necessary. The necessary files will be copied from the network server when the network user lic ense is started for the first time. select N ew installation of 19. Installing the network user license 1 On the workstation. 11 The installation program asks for the default installation path for the network user licenses. For example. the Vertex files are automaticall y associated to the 32 bit executable. We recomm use primarily bit application. 8 Select the destination path.bat in the networks server's installa tion folder. 10 The installation program asks for the license server's name visible in t he network and the port number to which the Vertex License Server has been installed. the first start up will take some time. the installation program creat shortcut icons desktop: one for the 64 bit and one for the 32 bit application. 9 The installation program asks if you would like to use a license server. Select Yes.0. We recommend y ou to associate the file extension to the 64 bit executable. If the computer has a 32 bit operating system. The entire Vertex BD network server is installed on the server computer’s disc. The program creates the pre-defined folder on the workstation (the default insta llation path for the network user licenses). If the es two on the end to the 64 workstation has a 64 bit operating system. 7 If the installation program asks for the version to be updated.

please contact the Ve rtex BD support service: • Helpdesk in Europe: Vertex Systems Oy. all the network user licenses using the server will be updated automati cally. Inc Phone 781-271-9111 E-mail: bdhelp@argos. bvba: CAD Serviceburo. bvba E-mail: info@cadserviceburo.network server is updated. you can also contact CAD Servicebur o.fi • Helpdesk in UK: Vertex Systems UK Phone +44 1423 500 213 E-mail: helpdeskUK@vertex. the service packs are only installed on the network server.fi • If you are in Belgium or in the Netherlands. Finland Phone +358 3 3134 1230 E-mail: bdhelp@vertex.be • Helpdesk in USA: Argos Systems. For example. A network server and a network user license using the server can both be install ed on the same computer.com • Helpdesk in Australia: Vertex CAD/PDM Systems Pty Ltd . Supported Operating Systems Supported operating systems are: • • • Windows XP Windows Vista Windows 7 Support Service If you have any technical problems concerning the program.

vertex. .fi/vertexbd Contact the Vertex BD support service to get a user name and password for the si te.com You can download the service packs for the software version at the Vertex BD sup port site: • http://support.Phone +61 7 3286 5845 E-mail: helpdesk@vertexaustralia.