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    RSoft Installation Guide

    Optical Solutions Group400 Executive Blvd. Ste 100

    Ossining, NY 10562 USA

    Phone: 914-923-2164E-mail: [email protected]

    www.rsoftdesign.com

    Revision 120917

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    Copyright Notice and Proprietary Information

    Copyright 2012 Synopsys, Inc. All rights reserved. This software and documentation contain confidential and proprietary information that is

    the property of Synopsys, Inc. The software and documentation are furnished under a license agreement and may be used or copied only inaccordance with the terms of the license agreement. No part of the software and documentation may be reproduced, transmitted, or translated, in

    any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, manual, optical, or otherwise, without prior written permission of Synopsys, Inc., or as

    expressly provided by the license agreement.

    Right to Copy Documentation

    The license agreement with Synopsys permits licensee to make copies of the documentation for its internal use only. Each copy shall include all

    copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and proprietary rights notices, if any. Licensee must assign sequential numbers to all copies. These copies

    shall contain the following legend on the cover page:

    This document is duplicated with the permission of Synopsys,Inc., for the exclusive use of

    ______________________________ and its employees. This is copy number __________.

    Destination Control Statement

    All technical data contained in this publication is subject to the export control laws of the United States of America. Disclosure to nationals of

    other countries contrary to United States law is prohibited. It is the readers responsibility to determine the applicable re gulations and to complywith them.

    Disclaimer

    SYNOPSYS, INC., AND ITS LICENSORS MAKE NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH REGARD TO THIS

    MATERIAL, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A

    PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

    Trademarks

    Synopsys company and certain product names are trademarks of Synopsys, as set forth at:

    http://www.synopsys.com/Company/Pages/Trademarks.aspx. All other product or company names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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    RSoft Installation Guide iii

    Contents

    Preface 1System Requirements..............................................................................1How to Read This Manual........................................................................1Typographical Conventions......................................................................1

    1 Windows Installation 31.A. Pre-Install Checklist..........................................................................31.B. Installing the Software.......................................................................41.C. What Next?.......................................................................................51.D. Troubleshooting a Windows Installation............................................6

    1.D.1. Setting up the PATH...........................................................61.D.2. Installing the License Key...................................................61.D.3. USB Dongle Drivers...........................................................61.D.4. License Manager (rslmd.exe).............................................61.D.5. MPI for Clustering...............................................................7

    2 Linux Installation 92.A. Pre-Install Checklist..........................................................................92.B. Installing the Software.....................................................................102.C. What Next?.....................................................................................122.D. Troubleshooting a Linux Installation................................................12

    2.D.1. Configuring the Startup Script...........................................122.D.2. Setting Variables in User Login Scripts.............................132.D.3. Installing in a Different Directory.......................................132.D.4. Missing Shared Libraries..................................................132.D.5. DOS Format *.ind & other text files...................................132.D.6. Environment Variables......................................................13

    3 Cluster Installation 15

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    RSoft Installation Guide iv

    3.A. Pre-Install Checklist........................................................................153.B. Configuring and Testing a Standalone Cluster.................................16

    3.B.1. Standalone FullWAVE Clusters.........................................163.B.2. Standalone MOST Clusters..............................................16

    3.C. Configuring and Testing a Networked Cluster.................................163.C.1. Ensuring Network Connectivity.........................................163.C.2. Testing a Networked FullWAVE Cluster............................183.C.3. Testing Networked MOST Clusters...................................19

    4 Uninstalling 214.A. Uninstalling the Package.................................................................214.B. Uninstalling Older Versions.............................................................22

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    RSoft Installation Guide 1

    Preface

    System RequirementsMost of Synopsys RSoft products have 32-and 64-bit versions for both Windows and Linuxoperation systems. Please check the 'System Requirements' section of the relevant product on

    www.rsoftdesign.com for a list of the specific OS versions we currently support.

    Note that once a product has been successfully installed, it may not function correctly after

    changes such as OS updates or other software/hardware modifications that are made to thecomputer system. In such cases, Synopsys will attempt to resolve any issues for customers that

    have a current maintenance contract but does not guarantee success.

    How to Read This ManualAll users should follow the installation instructions in eitherChapter 1(Windows) orChapter 2(Linux) to ensure that the software is correctly installed. Users who need to use a clustering

    feature should follow the further instructions inChapter 3. Chapter 4provides instructions for

    uninstalling the software.

    Typographical ConventionsA number of typeface and layout conventions are followed in this manual.

    The names of fields and controls in the GUI dialogs are written in boldface

    The values of pull-down menus and radio button controls are written in italics.

    File names and paths, symbol table variables and values, expressions typed in GUI edit

    fields, and code snippets are written in monospace.

    In referring to example files, the installation directory for the tool is specified as

    , and should be replaced with the correct value for your installation.

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    RSoft Installation Guide 2

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    RSoft Installation Guide 3

    1

    Windows Installation

    This chapter describes the general installation procedure for Synopsys RSoft products on a

    Windows platform. These packages include the Photonic Component Suite (RSoft CAD,FullWAVE, BeamPROP, DiffractMOD, BandSOLVE, GratingMOD, FemSIM, ModePROP,

    LaserMOD, and/or MOST) and the Optical Communication Suite (OptSim, and/or ModeSYS).

    While installing each suite places all products on your computer, an appropriate license is

    required to use a specific product. Please consult the appropriate product manual for additionalinstructions.

    1.A. Pre-Install Checklist

    Please read through the following before installing:

    Installation Executable

    The process to obtain the installation executable depends on your physical location:

    o Customers in Direct-Sales Locations

    Direct-Sales customers (evaluating or purchased directly from Synopsys) must create aSolvNet account in order to download the latest installation executable. To create a

    SolvNet account, go tohttp://solvnet.synopsys.com.Further instructions, including how

    to order CDs from SolvNet, are available in the Process for Obtaining RSoft Software

    and License Keys document.

    o Customers in Distributor-Sales Locations

    Distributor-Sales customers (evaluating or purchased through a Distributor) can obtain

    the installation executable through the distributor.

    USB Dongle

    You will need a USB dongle with a serial number such as 16845678. This will be shipped to

    you by Synopsys.

    http://solvnet.synopsys.com/http://solvnet.synopsys.com/http://solvnet.synopsys.com/http://solvnet.synopsys.com/
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    RSoft Installation Guide 4

    License Key

    You will need a license key that corresponds to the serial number of the USB dongle and to

    the version of the suite(s) you are installing. Synopsys will email this file to the user on

    record. If you have not received a license key, contact Synopsys with your name,organization, and serial number(s) [email protected] that license files

    will eventually be made available through SolvNet (Direct-Sales Customers) or through yourdistributor (Distributor-Sales Customers).

    Upgrades

    Only users who have a cu

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