Aspen OLI V7.0 Readme File
The presence of this Readme file indicates that Aspen OLI V7.0 has been partially
installed. This document provides background information on the licensing structure,
the installation process and new features in Aspen OLI V7.0.
Aspen OLI V7.0 consists of
1 Aspen OLI Interface provided by AspenTech. The interface is included with Aspen
Plus and Aspen Properties and is provided without additional license.
2 OLI Alliance Suite for Aspen OLI licensed by OLI Systems.
Existing customers of Aspen OLI are entitled to the OLI license automatically.
However, new customers of Aspen OLI V7.0 will need to sign a contract with OLI
Systems. OLI Systems will provide the necessary software license manager,
Hardlock security key and serial number required to access the OLI Alliance Suite for
Installation of Aspen OLI requires these steps:
1 Contact OLI Systems to obtain the OLI Hardlock security key, serial number, and
password for installing the OLI Alliance Suite as part of the continued licensing of
2 Install the Aspen OLI Interface, which is part of the Process Modeling (Aspen
Plus) installation. When this installation is complete, you will have installed all of
the components required within the Aspen framework to support the OLI Engine.
3 Next, install the OLI Alliance Suite for Aspen OLI V7.0 in order to complete
the installation of Aspen OLI V7.0. A file named OLI Alliance Suite for Aspen
OLI V18.104.22.168.1.exe will be delivered when the Aspen OLI Interface is installed
(e.g., to C:\Program Files\AspenTech\Aspen OLI Interface V7.0). This is a self-
extracting script that installs the components supplied by OLI in a directory of
your choosing (or the default location C:\Program Files\OLI Systems\Alliance
Suites\Aspen OLI V7.0). During the installation, you will be asked to supply the
serial number obtained in step 1.
4 Finally, you will need to use the OLI Hardlock security key and serial number