This section describes the steps to install CNCnetPDM.
Create a folder for CNCnetPDM on your PC or at a Server. Due to Windows UAC please do NOT to use the directories ‘Program Files’, ‘Program Files (x86)’ or cloud storage drives (e.g. OneDrive) as CNCnetPDM should be able to run as a service under the ‘Local System’ account without any user logged on. In this example folder ‘D:\MES Plant 1 Manufacturing Cells A to F\’ (1) was used.
Download CNCnetPDM.zip (2). Extract all content of the ZIP file into the direcory created in the previous step. If you’re upgrading from a previous version please stop any CNCnetPDM background service or foreground program first. Next, extract all content into the folder of the existing version, overwrite the old files. You will find the following files:
Responsible for communication with devices
Device specific functions (This is a simulator device)
Responsible for communication with your database
MTConnect Adapter, responsible for communication with your applications or MTConnect Agents
OPC UA compliant server
OPC UA Security certificate (subfolder cert)
OPC UA Security certificate key (subfolder cert)
Graphical user interface to interact with the service