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Installation, Startup and Update: UPDM Plugin

1. Installing and starting UPDM plugin
    1.1. Installing and starting UPDM plugin with evaluation license
    1.2. Installing and starting UPDM plugin with commercial license
        1.2.1. Installing and starting UPDM plugin with commercial license – internet connection present
        1.2.2. Installing and starting plugin with commercial license – no internet connection present
2. Uninstalling and deactivating plugin license
    2.1. Deactivating plugin license – internet connection present
    2.2. Deactivating plugin license – no internet connection present
3. Updating UPDM Plugin
    3.1. Updating UPDM plugin to the new version
    3.2. Applying UPDM plugin service pack
        3.2.1. Applying UPDM plugin service pack – internet connection present
        3.2.2. Applying UPDM plugin service pack – no internet connection present

 

NOTE. On this page all of the following tools will be referred as modeling platform: MagicDraw and Cameo Systems Modeler.

1. Installing and starting UPDM plugin

1.1. Installing and starting UPDM plugin with evaluation license

NOTE. License activation is not required for the demo and evaluation licenses.

  1. Start the modeling platform.
  2. On the Help menu, click Resource/Plugin Manager. For more information, see the “Resource Manager"“ section in MagicDraw UserManual.pdf.
  3. In the Resource/Plugin Manager dialog, click to select the UPDM plugin.
  4. Click the Download/Install button.
  5. When you receive the message that additional plugins are required and will be installed, click OK.
  6. When you receive the message that the plugin installation is successful, click OK.
  7. Restart the modeling platform.
  8. When you receive the message asking if you want to switch the perspective, click Yes or No.
  9. In the Evaluation Startup Message dialog, you can check the plugin expiration date. Click OK when finished.

1.2. Installing and starting UPDM plugin with commercial license

1.2.1. Installing and starting UPDM plugin with commercial license – internet connection present

Preconditions: You have purchased the UPDM plugin and received the license keys.
Your computer has internet connection.

1.2.1.1. Installing UPDM plugin

  1. Start the modeling platform.
  2. On the Help menu, click Resource/Plugin Manager. For more information, see the “Resource Manager" section in MagicDraw UserManual.pdf.
  3. In the Resource/Plugin Manager dialog, click to select the UPDM plugin.
  4. Click the Download/Install button.
  5. When you receive the message that the additional plugins need to be installed, click Continue. Then download and install the required plugins.
  6.  When you receive the message that the plugin installation is successful, click OK.

1.2.1.2. Unlocking UPDM plugin

  1. In the Resource Plugin Manager dialog, click the Manage Licenses button.
  2. In the <Modeling platform> License Manager dialog, click the Select License Key Files button. Then in the Select Key File dialog, select the license key file and click Open.
  3. In the License Configuration dialog, check the license information and click OK.
  4. When you receive the message that the modeling platform should be restarted, click OK.
  5. Restart the  modeling platform.
  6. In the <Modeling platform> License Agreement dialog, read the license agreement and click I agree.

1.2.1.3. Activating UPDM plugin license online

The commercial license activation is required after the purchase transaction has been completed. The activation process allows receiving the commercial license dedicated for the particular machine.
  1. On the Help menu, click License Manager.
  2. In the <Modeling platform> License Manager dialog, click the Activate button.
  3. In the Activation dialog, click Online Activation.
  4. In the Select Edition/Plugin dialog, under the Plugins section, click to select the UPDM plugin, and then click OK.
  5. In the License Configuration dialog, learn about the license information and click OK.
  6. When you receive the message that the modeling platform should be restarted, click OK.
  7. Restart the modeling platform.

1.2.2. Installing and starting plugin with commercial license – no internet connection present

Preconditions:

You have purchased the plugin and received the license keys.
Your computer has no internet connection.

1.2.2.1. Starting UPDM plugin

  1. Start the modeling platform.
  2. On the Help menu, click Resource/Plugin Manager.
  3. In the Resource/Plugin Manager dialog, click the Import button.
  4. In the Select <Modeling platform> resources to import dialog, select the *.zip file and click Open.
  5. When you receive the warning that the additional plugins need to be installed, click Install. Then download and install the required plugins.
  6. When you receive the message that the plugin installation is successful, click OK.

1.2.2.2. Unlocking UPDM plugin

  1. In the Resource Plugin Manager dialog, click the Manage Licenses button.
  2. In the <Modeling platform> License Manager dialog, click the Select License Key Files button and then in the Select Key File dialog, select the license key file and click Open.
  3. In the License Configuration dialog, check the license information and click OK.
  4. When you receive the message that the modeling platform should be restarted, click OK.
  5. Restart the modeling platform.

1.2.2.3. Activating UPDM plugin license in offline mode

The commercial license activation is required after the purchase transaction has been completed. The activation process allows receiving the commercial license dedicated for the particular machine.
  1. On the Help menu, click License Manager.
  2. In the <Modeling platform> License Manager dialog, click the Activate button.
  3. In the Activation dialog, click Offline Activation.
  4. In the Offline Activation dialog, copy the text from the Host ID box. Note that without Host ID you will not be able to activate online.
  5. Open a new document, paste the Host ID and then save the document. Do not close dialogs in the modeling platform, you will return back to these dialogs after the few steps.
  6. On the computer that has a connection to the Internet, go to www.nomagic.com.
  7. In the upper-right corner, click the Login button and then login with the license owner account.
  8. At the upper-right side of the page, under Members, click License Activation Management.
  9. Click the Create New License Activation Record button. In the Create New License Activation Record window, fill out the form, paste the Host ID, and choose the license to activate. Click Save when finished. In the activation records table, the new record is displayed.
    NOTE: If you want to activate license for UPDM 2 Plugin bundle, you must add to the activation record all commercial plugins included in that bundle: UPDM 2 Plugin, SysML Plugin, and Cameo Requirements Modeler Plugin.
  10. In the Activation Records table, in the Get key column, click the send Send button to receive the license key by email or click the download Download button to save the key locally. You will receive the activated license key file, for example, Activated_key_For_<first name>_<last name>_.lic.
  11. In the modeling platform, the Offline Activation dialog, click the Select License Key Files button.
  12. In the Select License Key Files dialog, select the Activated_Key_For_<first name>_<last name>_.lic file and click Open.
  13. In the License Configuration dialog, learn about the license information and click OK.
  14. When you receive the message informing that the modeling platform should be restarted, click OK.
  15. Restart the modeling platform.

2. Uninstalling and deactivating plugin license

The deactivation is the process which allows the return activated licenses to the license pool. You may remove and return all activated (locked to the particular machine) commercial licenses by deactivating them.

2.1. Deactivating plugin license – internet connection present

If you want to deactivate the plugin you have to uninstall it.

  1. Start the modeling platform.
  2. On the Help menu, click Resource/Plugin Manager.
  3. In the Resource/Plugin Manager dialog, click to select the UPDM plugin.
  4. Click the Remove button.
  5. When you receive the message asking if you want to remove the plugin, click OK.
  6. Restart the modeling platform.

TIP. To check the licensing information, on the Help menu, click About <Modeling platform> and then click the Licensing tab.

2.2. Deactivating plugin license – no internet connection present

If you want to deactivate the plugin you have to uninstall it.
  1. Start the modeling platform.
  2. On the Help menu, click Resource/Plugin Manager.
  3. In the Resource/Plugin Manager dialog, click to select the UPDM plugin.
  4. Click the Remove button.
  5. When you receive the message asking if you want to remove the plugin, click OK.
  6. In the Offline License Deactivation dialog, copy the text from the License Deactivation ID box. Note that without Host ID you will not be able to activate online.
  7. Open a new document, paste the License Deactivation ID and then save the document.
  8. On the computer that has a connection to the Internet, go to www.nomagic.com.
  9. In the upper-right corner, click the Login button and then login with the license owner account.
  10. At the upper-right side of the page, under Members, click License Activation Management.
  11. In the Enter License Deactivation ID to free slot box, paste the text from the License Deactivation ID box.
  12. Click the Submit button.

3. Updating UPDM Plugin

Plugins update differs when:

  1. Updating the plugin to the new version (for example, updating 17.0.5 plugin to 18.0).
  2. Applying the new plugin service pack (for example, applying 17.0.5 SP1 to 17.0.5 plugin).

3.1. Updating UPDM plugin to the new version

If you updated the modeling platform to new version automatically (with internet connection), you need to update plugins as well. Please check plugins and the client compatibilities here: http://www.nomagic.com/support/compatibility.html

3.1.1. Updating UPDM plugin to the new version – internet connection present

Before the updating UPDM plugin to the new version please make sure you own the new version plugin.

3.1.1.1. Updating modeling platform

  1. Update the modeling platform to the new version.
  2. Start the modeling platform.
  3. When you receive the message informing that plugins are obsolete and should be updated, click OK.

3.1.1.2. Updating UPDM plugin

  1. On the Help menu, click Resource/Plugin Manager. For more information, see the “Resource Manager" section in MagicDraw UserManual.pdf.
  2. In the Resource/Plugin Manager dialog, click to select the UPDM plugin.
  3. Click the Download/Install button.
  4. When you receive the message asking if you want to replace the obsolete plugins with the new plugin version, click Yes.
  5. When you receive the message that the plugin will be updated on startup, click OK.
  6. Restart the modeling platform.

3.2. Applying UPDM plugin service pack

To apply the new service pack to the plugin you have to install the new plugin service pack on top of the existing plugin.

3.2.1. Applying UPDM plugin service pack – internet connection present

3.2.1.1. Applying UPDM plugin service pack

  1. Start the modeling platform.
  2. On the Help menu, click Resource/Plugin Manager. For more information, see the “Resource Manager" section in MagicDraw UserManual.pdf.
  3. In the Resource/Plugin Manager dialog, click to select the UPDM plugin with the service pack to update.
  4. Click the Download/Install button.
  5. When you receive the message that the plugin will be updated on startup, click OK.
  6. Restart the modeling platform.

3.2.1.2. Activating UPDM plugin license online

  1. On the Help menu, click License Manager.
  2. In the <Modeling> License Manager dialog, click the Activate button.
  3. In the Activation dialog, click Online Activation
  4. In the Select Edition/Plugin dialog, under the Plugins section, click to select the UPDM plugin, and then click OK.
  5. In the License Configuration dialog, learn about the license information and click OK.
  6. When you receive the message that the modeling platform should be restarted, click OK.
  7. Restart the modeling platform.

TIP. To check the plugin version, from the Help menu, select About and then click the Licensing tab.

3.2.2. Applying UPDM plugin service pack – no internet connection present

  1. Start the modeling platform.
  2. On the Help menu, click Resource/Plugin Manager. The Resource Plugin Manager dialog opens. For more information, see the “Resource Manager" section in MagicDraw UserManual.pdf.
  3. In the Resource/Plugin Manager dialog, click the Import button. In the Select <Modeling platform> resources to import dialog, select the plugin and click Open.
  4. When  you receive the message that the plugin will be updated on startup, click OK.
  5. Restart the modeling platform.

TIP. To check the plugin version, from the Help menu, select About <Modeling platform> and then click the Licensing tab.

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