Installation and licensing

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AP618

 

Installing Polar software — versions 15.10 and later

Versions 15.10 and later of Polar software are based on FlexNet Publisher v11.13.1, which applies more stringent filtering than earlier versions to ethernet addresses classed as removable. If you are upgrading from an earlier version of Polar software (either node-locked or 5/1 license) it may be necessary to resubmit your HostIDs and obtain an updated license file.

AP620

 

Installing hardware key drivers Polar software versions 15.10 and later

If a hardware key (dongle) license has been purchased it will be necessary to download and install the key drivers (available from the Polar web site support page.) This note describes the steps necessary to install and activate the hardware key.

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AP623

 

Installing the CITS880s USB driver on 64-bit Windows 8/10

Windows 8 or later will not allow installation of unsigned drivers on 64-bit machines. This application note describes the procedure for installing the Polar USB driver for the CITS880s on machines running 64-bit versions of Windows 8 and Windows 10.

AP622

 

Installing the CITS880s USB driver on 32-bit Windows

This application note describes the procedure for installing the Polar USB driver for the CITS880s on machines running 32-bit Windows.

AP620

 

Installing hardware key drivers — Polar software versions 15.10 and later

If a hardware key (dongle) license has been purchased it will be necessary to download and install the key drivers (available from the Polar web site support page.) This note describes the steps necessary to install and activate the hardware key.

AP618

Installing Polar software — versions 15.10 and later

V15.10 and later versions of Polar software are based on FlexNet Publisher v11.13.1, which applies more stringent filtering than earlier versions to ethernet addresses classed as removable. If you are upgrading from an earlier version of Polar software (either node-locked or 5/1 license) it may be necessary to resubmit your HostIDs and request an updated license file.

AP617

 

Installing and running the PFL760/780 under 64-bit Windows

The PFL760/780 series of fault finders are not supported within a 64-bit Windows environment. It may be possible, however, to run the PFL760/780 series within a 32-bit virtual machine on a 64-bit system. This note describes the procedure for installing and running the hardware and software within a Windows 7 32-bit virtual machine on a 64-bit Windows 7 system using VMware Player.

AP616

 

Copying Speedstack config files to preserve settings of your current installation

Speedstack stores operating and configuration information between sessions. This application note describes the procedure for Speedstack users when copying your existing workspace to a new machine.

AP613

 

Installing Polar's Atlas software

This application note describes the installion procedure for the Polar Atlas software and the Tektronix DSA8300 Digital Signal Analyser.

AP612

 

Direct connection setup for Atlas and the Tektronix DSA8300

This application note describes setting up direct communication between Polar Atlas and the Tektronix DSA8300 when the host PC and the DSA8300 are not part of an existing network.

AP611

 

Network setup for Polar Atlas and Tektronix DSA8300

This application note describes setting up network communication between Polar Atlas and the Tektronix DSA8300 sampling oscilloscope in an existing company/workshop network.

AP610

 

Resetting the license path on 64-bit Windows, Vista or Windows 7

It may be necessary on occasions (for example, when renewing FlexNet licenses) to reset the license settings in the registry to clear old or invalid license paths. This note decribes the license path reset procedure if the software is running on 64-bit Windows, Vista or Windows 7.

AP608

 

Polar software versions

This application note lists the current software component versions for all Polar software products.

AP607

 

Installing Polar node locked software

The "node locked" versions of Polar software look for their license files on the machine containing the installed software. This application note outlines the installation process for licenses locked to the local ethernet address or USB or parallel keys.

AP606

 

Installing server and client license software for Polar software

This application note describes a simple FlexNet server-side installation for Polar software (including Si8000m/Si9000e and Interface Module products that incorporate the Polar Impedance Calculation engine.)

AP605

 

System requirements for Polar software products

This application note describes the PC system hardware and software requirements for installing Polar software products

AP604

 

Installing Polar software on Windows 64-bit versions

This application note describes the procedure for installing the Polar software licensing system on a 64-bit Windows operating system.

AP602

 

Upgrading to Speedstack 2008

This application note outlines the prerequisites and procedures for upgrading from earlier versions of Speedstack to Speedstack 2008, safely backing up old Speedstack libraries and installing on client and server machines.

AP601

 

"Clock surfing" can break your license!

This application note shows how significant alterations to your computer clock can prevent the FlexNet license manager from serving licenses for your Polar software.

AP600

 

Local language pack installation for Polar software

How to install local language packs on Si8000m, Si9000e, Speedstack and CGen.

AP513

 

Installing Speedstack 2008 V3.20 as an upgrade

Speedstack 2008 v3.2 includes parameter unit switching (between microns, mils, millimeters and inches). This note describes the upgrade and unit conversion processes when Speedstack 2008 v3.2 is started for new installations, upgrades from earlier versions and subsequent launches.

AP506

 

Converting SB200 v5 stackups to v6

This note outlines the process of converting SB200 v5.x library, stackup and project files to v6 format using the SB200 File Converter.

AP504

 

Upgrading to SB200 v6

This application note discusses upgrading from earlier versions of the SB200 — resetting configuration settings, backing up old libraries and converting version 5.x stackups.

AP502

 

Installing the SB200 Viewer

Customers may request a free12 month licence for  the SB200 Stackup viewer. This application note outlines the installation process for viewer licenses.

AP501

 

Installing the SB200 — evaluation version

Customers may request a free time limited evaluation licence for the SB200 Stackup Design System for evaluation. This application note outlines the installation process for evaluation licenses.

AP500

 

Installing the SB200 — node locked version

The "node locked" version of the SB200 looks for its license file on the machine containing the SB200 software. This application note outlines the installation process for licenses locked to the local ethernet address or USB or parallel keys.

AP183

 

FAQs / Hints and tips — FLEXlm licence installation

Hints and tips and most frequently asked questions regarding installation of Polar software FLEXlm based licences.

AP181

 

Installing the 8000/9000 series — evaluation versions

Customers may request a free time limited copy of the 8000/9000 series Field Solvers for evaluation. This application note outlines the installation process for evaluation licenses.

AP180

 

Installing the 8000/9000 series — node locked versions

The "node locked" versions of the 8000/9000 series look for their license files on the machine containing the installed software. This application note outlines the installation process for licenses locked to the local ethernet address or USB or parallel keys.

AP177

 

Server and client side installation for floating licenses versions 2008 and earlier

This application note describes a simple FLEXLm server-side installation for the Polar 8000/9000 series and Interface Module products incorporating the Polar Impedance Calculation engine. 

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Polarcare maintenance and support

Technical support and software maintenance from Polar. Comprehensive PolarCare documentation is available in this pdf document.