Pre-Installation Checklist

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This checklist provides steps to take before installing OT Link Platform. See Install OT Link Platform from a USB Drive for further details on how to install OT Link Platform through a USB drive.

Prepare for OT Link Platform USB installation:

  • Review the release notes.

  • If you are upgrading from an older version of OT Link Platform, deactivate the license to reuse the same license with the new installation.

  • Format a USB flash drive with at least 8GB of storage space to FAT32.

  • Download and install software to create a bootable USB drive (for example, Rufus for Linux or Startup Disk Creator for Windows)

  • Put the OT Link Platform Installer ISO file on the USB drive. See Prepare the USB Drive.

  • Have an x86 or amd64 device to install OT Link Platform on. The device must have a USB port and ethernet connectivity enabled, and it should have at least 2GB of RAM and 8GB of storage space.

  • Ensure that there is enough space on the desired partition for OT Link Platform. It is recommended to have at least 8GB of storage space.

  • Set the correct system time in the device BIOS to prevent any license activation issues.

  • Connect a monitor and keyboard to the device.

  • Connect a mouse to non-serial devices for navigating the install GUI.