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Installing Pointwise & License Manager

1. Download Reprise License Manager (RLM).


Complete Installation Files for License Manager
Platform (Right-click, Save Link As…) Size (MB)
Windows 64-bit pwrlm-V12.1-win64-jre.exe 36
Linux 64-bit pwrlm-V12.1-linux_x86_64-jre.sh 31.5
Mac OS X 64-bit pwrlm-V12.1-macosx.dmg 40.5
 

2. Install the RLM license manager.

  1. Run RLM installer.
    1. IMPORTANT: Install Pointwise as Administrator/root on Windows machines.
  2. Accept the Right-to-Use license and use all defaults for the installation.
  3. If you have an Activation Key, copy and paste it into the Activation Key field when you reach the Configure Pointwise RLM License Server screen.
  4. If your Activation Key does not work or you need an Activation Key, please contact support@pointwise.com.

3. Review the status of your RLM license manager.

  1. Start your web browser and open http://localhost:5054/ where localhost is your computer's name. This is the Reprise License Manager (RLM) user interface page.
  2. On the left side of the web page, click on the Status button.
  3. You should now see an ISV (Independent Software Vendor) program name PWID listed as running.
  4. If you do not, please contact support@pointwise.com

4. Download Pointwise.


The current production release is Pointwise V18.0 R3.
Platform (Right click, Save Link As…) Size (MB)
Windows 64-bit pw-V18.0R3-win64-jre.exe 561
Linux 64-bit pw-V18.0R3-linux_x86_64-jre.sh 559
Mac OS X 64-bit pw-V18.0R3-macosx.dmg 607

5. Install Pointwise.

  1. Run the Pointwise installer.
    1. IMPORTANT: Install Pointwise as Administrator/root on Windows machines.
  2. Accept the Right-to-Use license and use all defaults for the installation.
  3. Pointwise should launch after you click Finish.
  4. If Pointwise cannot find the RLM license server automatically, the Pointwise License Wizard will appear.
  5. Select Specify a License Server and enter the name of your server.
  6. Click Next then Finish.

6. Have Questions?

The terms of the agreement under which you may acquire the right to use the software include the "Right To Use License" attached hereto or accompanying the software. Your purchase, license, receipt, or use of the software constitutes your acceptance of all the "Right To Use License". Please read the Right To Use License.