Follow the steps in this section to run Desigo Optic through the cmd prompt.

If Desigo Optic is already installed as a service, do the following to run it through the Command Prompt:

•  Stop the service.

•  Skip Steps 1 and 2 in the following procedure.

In this case, the Welcome screen for the Setup Wizard does not display.

  1. Unzip the DesigoOptic folder and place it in the location where you would like to store it. This procedure assumes the folder is C:\Program Files (x86).
  1. If a license is already available to upload, you can add it to the proj folder now, or upload it after running Desigo Optic.
  1. Open a Command Prompt window as administrator. Then navigate to the bin folder and copy the path to it. For example, C:\Program Files (x86)\Desigo Optic\Desigo Optic\bin
  1. Do the following in the Command Prompt window:
  • Enter your path for the bin folder and append \finstack to it.
  • Put quotes (") around the modified path for the bin folder.
  • Add the parameter for the port the program will run on. The default is 85.
  • For example: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Desigo Optic\Desigo Optic\bin\finstack" -httpPort 85
  • A message confirms that FIN Stack has started on the specified port.
  1. Enter http://localhost:85/finMobile/[your project name] in the address bar of a browser.

To find the project name, go into the Desigo Optic directory under the db folder, which contains your project(s).

  • The Setup Wizard Welcome screen displays.

The Setup Wizard does not display if the Settings are already configured and you are re-running FIN Stack.

  1. Go through each step of the wizard to complete the setup.
  • Upload the license in the License section if it was not manually uploaded.
  • The Desigo Optic login page displays when the installation is complete.
  1. Log in using the following credentials:
    User name: su
    Password: the password set during the installation process.
  • Desigo Optic is now ready to use.

Stopping Desigo Optic

Do any of the following to stop Desigo Optic:

  • Close the cmd prompt window.
  • Keep the cmd prompt window open, press CTRL+C and then Y  for Yes

Large Project

Run the following command if you have a large project or handful of projects that require a larger heap size. This command specifies a memory heap size that can handle larger projects.

  • Modify the bold text in the following command to match your system:
  • java -Xmx1024M -cp "C:\Program Files (x86)\Desigo Optic\Desigo Optic\lib\java\sys.jar" -Dfan.home="C:\Program Files (x86)\Desigo Optic\Desigo Optic" proj -httpPort 85