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Table of Contents

Overview

Installation

Installing the Stand-alone version

There are several basic steps to installing the Stand-alone version of OLI Pro. The software package is actually two separate installation files you will need to download both of these packages.

  • The first is to download the software from the OLI downloads website. You will need a serial number provided by OLI to download this software. When entering this serial number you should see a webpage similar to this:

You must download both programs.

  • Unzip and install the software OLI Pro software.
    • When starting the installation you will be prompted for the type of installation

    • Select Standalone

     

  • OLI will also send you an activation key (an alpha-numeric code) which will allow the OLI Pro software to start. You need to enter this code during the installation process so do not begin until you receive this code. It is difficult to re-activate the code after you install the program.

    • Enter the OLI supplied code
    • During this process OLI will create a file called the License.Hostid file which is unique to your computer. This file is usually automatically E-mailed to OLI. Sometimes this step fails (the E-mail portion) so you need to manually generate this file. See "How to manually generate the license file"

     

  • OLI will then send back a license file (with a ULM extension) file to you as an E-mail attachment. This is not an automatic process and may be delayed due to holidays and non-work days.
  • Copy the attachment to your desktop and then double-click the file. This automatically activates the OLI Pro code and you may now run the program.
  • Next you will have to install the OLI Engine for OLI Pro. This is a very simple installation and you will need the serial number you used to download the software.

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Installing the Network version

The steps for installing the network version are somewhat different from the stand-alone version.

  1. Download the OLI Pro Network License Manager on to the computer you plan on using as a server. This is a compressed file (ZIP) which you need to unzip and then run the setup.exe file
  2. You will need to manually create the License.Hostid file. See "How to manually generate the OLI Pro License file" for instructions on how to do this step.
  3. OLI wall then send back a license file (with a ULM extension) file to you as an E-mail attachment. This is not an automatic process and may be delayed due to holidays and non-work days.
  4. Copy the attachment to the server desktop and then double-click the file. This automatically activates the OLI Pro License Manager code and you may now run the program.
  5. Obtain a Download Serial Number from OLI and download the OLI Pro code from the OLI Download Website.
  6. Unzip and install the software. You will be prompted for the type of Installation:

    • Select Network
  1. Click the next button and enter the name of your server:

    • Click the Add button to add the server name (in our example, ENFORCER) to the list of servers to be searched.
    • Click the Finish button to complete the installation.

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How to manually generate the OLI Pro license File

The normal installation of OLI Pro normally asks the user for an activation code at the end of the installation. The user enters this code and the ULM configuration wizard automatically launches and creates a file with the name “license.hostid” and then Emails this file to OLI.

Some user installations prohibit any automatic Emails from being sent. Follow this procedure, which allows a user to manually create the license.hostid file and then send an Email attachment to OLI.

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  Last Updated: June 9, 2014



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