First Time Installation

This first time installation scenario installs a new set of files to implement the product features.

The same installation process is used for each of the products.

  • Altair Accelerator
  • Altair Monitor
  • Altair FlowTracer
  • Altair Allocator
  • Altair Accelerator Plus

Each product is controlled by either an Altair Accelerator-proprietary license keys or a Reprise license. Obtaining and installing a license are steps in the installation explained here.

To proceed with the installation, you need to:

  1. Follow the installation planning directions contained in the next section.
  2. Download the software to install from the Altair website, with guidance from the download information contained in a later section.
  3. Perform the initial software installation, which should require between 15 and 30 minutes depending on disk performance.
  4. Obtain license keys for running the software.
  5. Validate the installation by setting your command line environment and running the validation steps.
The following sections will lead you through these steps.