OriginPro Installation

Purdue University's licensing agreement with OriginLab accommodates the installation and use of Origin software on any Purdue-owned computer, on computers owned by enrolled Purdue students, and on computers owned by faculty and staff affiliated with Purdue University.

The license allows two different installation methods and requires administrator privileges to license:

  1. Fixed systems with a persistent connections on a Purdue campus network.
  2. Portable computers (laptops) and "home" computers.

Installation Instructions

If your system is maintained by ECN, use the ContactUs webpage to request the Origin software to be installed on your system.
https://engineering.purdue.edu/ECN/AboutUs/ContactUs
 

The following instructions are for "self-supported" systems. Note that v2017 instructions are a little different and this web page hasn'ty been updated yet with the changes. It should contain all the information needed however.

Download the latest Origin software from https://engineering.purdue.edu/PULS under Visualization software.

After downloading the software from PULS unzip the file and double click on the setup.exe file to start the installation.

After reading and accepting the License Agreement (if you still want to install it), Select the "Install Product (requires serial number)" and click Next. Check/complete the User Name (enter your name) and Company Name (use "Purdue University") fields and then copy/paste the appropriate Serial Number (see below) and click Next.

There are two different serial numbers for Purdue's Origin license:

   1) For computers with persistent connections to the Purdue network,
      such as desktop machines on the academic campus or in residence
      hall rooms with Purdue network connections, use this number:
      GF3S4-3089-7902990

   2) For all others, such as laptop computers on which you'll use
      OriginPro while disconnected from the Purdue network or "home"
      computers without direct connections to the Purdue network, use:
      GF3S4-6089-7602155
      See "Portable/Home computers" under "License Configuration" to get a Product key.
     
Now choose 32 or 64bit depending on your computer (any recent/decent hardware would be 64-bit). Specify the destination directory and click Next. It will probably need to create the directory. Once done select features. The default should be fine. Select Next. Select/use "All users" unless you have some reason not to. The default program folder path should be fine. Select Next and Next again to start the installation/copying of files. It can take a while to install everything. Once the setup is complete. Click on Finish. 

License Configuration

The information requested on the License Information window depends on the serial number that you entered earlier:

Network/Campus license

Launch Origin. Select the "User Files Folder" you want. The default is normally fine. Click OK when done. Use the following data to fill in the fields:

FLEXlm Server:  marina.ecn.purdue.edu
TCP/IP Port:    1707

then click the Update button.

A window should appear asserting that "License file successfully updated." You're fine from here but if you want to be able to get updated files from Origin online you need to register with Origin. Close the "Origin Central" window. Pull down the Help menu and clickon the double arrow (pointing down) at the bottom of the menu. Select "Register on-line...". Follow the directions.

Portable/Home computers

A window should appear asserting that "License file successfully updated." You're fine from here but if you want to be able to get updated files from Origin online you need to register with Origin. Close the "Origin Central" window. Pull down the Help menu and click on the double arrow (pointing down) at the bottom of the menu. Select "Register on-line...". Follow the directions.

Click the following link to the Product Key Request page to get a Product Key sent to you. On this page, click the Request button and an email containing a Product Key will be sent to you. Make sure you use your purdue.edu domain email address. Once you have a Product key Launch the Origin application. Enter the Product Key you received in the License activation window. Select OK. You're fine from here but if you want to be able to get updated files from Origin online you need to register with Origin. Close the "Origin Central" window. Pull down the Help menu and click on the double arrow (pointing down) at the bottom of the menu. Select "Register on-line...". Follow the directions.


 

 

Last modified: 2017/05/09 08:51:30.138317 GMT-4 by benjamin.m.fowler.1
Created: 2011/08/03 14:43:47.889000 GMT-4 by james.m.moya.1.

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