Many users of ThinManager take advantage of our free 30 day demo code to get started with a project or for testing purposes. The following steps will get you up and running quickly.
** Note ** Unless you know for sure, do not enter a username and password during install, it can be configured later. Also, you will want to run ThinManager as an administrator.
** Note ** Will receive warning of no master license each time at launch while using ThinManager as a demo, click “OK”
Product Licenses are the permanent licenses that are purchased for running ThinManager. The Product License is added to a user created Master License that acts as a container for the Product Licenses. The Master License is then activated with the Installation ID, downloaded, and installed in ThinManager.
** Note ** At registration, use accurate information as your login credentials will be sent to your e-mail address.
** Note ** ThinManager may issue development licenses to System Integration Partners and ThinManager distributors as Product Licenses that will need to be added to Master Licenses.
Choose ThinManager and ThinServer install for 32 or 64 bit systems. Include ThinManager Utilities with either option.
This option for authentication can be left blank and configured later. Leaving blank will use the default account you are using at install.
This initial launch screen warning tells you that you currently have no licenses installed. You need a demo license or master license.
Navigate to the install menu and then to Licenses to install demo license or master license.
Navigate to [ install > Licenses ]. Window shows the installation/primary ID. It also has the option to install the demo code ID that you will receive by email once you complete the Demo Code form.
Navigate to https://licensing.thinmanager.com. Select link to "Get a Demo Code" in the top left of the page.
When filling out the the demo code form, use the installation ID found within ThinManager by navigating to [ install > licenses ].
Select "install demo code" and paste your demo code that was emailed to you in this feild. Select "OK".
You will receive a warning that there is no master license, select "OK". You should then be presented this screen telling you that your DemoCode installed successfully.
Navigate to "Support" and then to "License Activation" to see the license options based on your ThinManager version.
Click "License Activation" to navigate to the licensing portal to set up your account.
Choose either "Sign In" or create a new licensing account by selecting "Register".
Complete form to register a new account for ThinManager master licenses, product additions and activation.
click "Create Master License" to create a master license to manage all your ThinManager product installs.
Once you have created the master license you can add product license to the master by selecting "Add Product License". You can add multiple product licenses to meet your facility needs as purchased.
Once you have added your product licenses you need to activate your ThinManager by downloading the activation license file and installing it in to ThinManager.
You should see this screen once you have clicked to downloaded the product activation file.
Within ThinManager, navigate to [ Install > Licenses ]. Select "Install License" and navigate to the downloaded activation file to complete your product activation.
Navigate to where the activation file was downloaded and select it and click "Open" to install the license activation file.
This alert should appear showing that the activation is complete and the license was successfully installed. Click "OK". You are done, Click "Done".
ThinManager can be activated using Rockwell Automation's FatoryTalk Activation Manager. Please follow the link below to read instructions on how to activate your copy of ThinManager through FactoryTalk Activation. The instructions cover the following topics and more.
ThinManager Knowledge Base:
License Activation with FactoryTalk Activation »