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Installing TecPlot 360 2014

Network Installation Instructions

Linux Computers

  •  Connect to the network share:
    • Launch a Terminal
    • su to root
    • Create a directory for mounting the TecPlot installer: mkdir -p /mnt/licensed.dist
    • Change the permissions on the directory: chmod 755 /mnt/licensed.dist
    • Mount the network share: mount -t cifs -o username=PRINCETON\\netid,sec=ntlm //files.princeton.edu/licensed /mnt/licensed.dist/
    • Type your Princeton password when prompted
  • cd /mnt/licensed.dist/Products/TecPlot/TecPlot360_EX_2014_R2/Linux/
  • ./tecplot360ex_linux64.sh
  • View and accept the license agreement
  • Specify the absolute path to install tecplot. Ex: /usr/local
  • Launch tecplot from the installation path. Ex: /usr/local/tecplot360ex/bin/tec360
  • You will be prompted to enter information about the licensing (this is only required the first time starting Tecplot)
    • Ensure the Network license radio button is selected
    • In the "License server name" field enter: raas03.princeton.edu
    • In the "Port number" field enter: 5053
    • Click OK to finish