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* The Origin Group Leader<br> * The Origin Group Leader<br>
-The [[Sharing_Custom_Origin_Files_Including_Service_Releases|Group Folder / Group Leader feature]] is only supported in the Concurrent Network package. This feature allows you to set up a group leader for your Concurrent Network which can serve as a source for distributing custom Origin files and patches to members of the Concurrent Network. Then once you have done this, you can set up the Origin in your distribution package so that it is predefined to receive updates from the group leader.+The [[Sharing_Custom_Origin_Files_Including_Service_Releases|Group Folder / Group Leader feature]] allows you to set up a group leader which can serve as a source for distributing custom Origin files and patches to members of the group. Then once you have done this, you can set up the Origin in your distribution package so that it is predefined to receive updates from the group leader.
====Final Notes==== ====Final Notes====

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Contents

Version 8.5

There are two ways you can build an Origin installation package for distribution:

  • MSI File: An MSI installation file is available for download.
  • Template Installation: You can install Origin on a "template" machine and then prepare an Origin package for distribution.

Distributing Origin in these ways is most useful for the Concurrent Network package, because you can pre-set the license management. Thus, your potential Origin users do not need to be aware of details related to installation or the FLEXnet license manager.
In both cases, you can then use a software distribution environment / software such as NetInstall or SMS to distribute the MSI package or the template installation you prepared.

Preparing an MSI Installer

When distributing an Origin installation over a network, it may be desirable to preset the end users User Files Folder and (for concurrent license) the FLEXnet server name. This can be done with an MSI transform, or MST file.

We have provided two example MST files

1. The transform Origin85Sr1MSITransform.Mst does the following:
Copies the use_server.lic file to the install folder's License folder.
This can be used to pre-set the FLEXnet server for the end user so they do not need to enter it at Origin startup. Edit and place the use_server.lic file in the same folder as the msi and mst files.

Syntax:

SERVER <enter flexlm server's computer name (or it's ip address)> ANY
USE_SERVER

Example:

SERVER main_server ANY
USE_SERVER

2. You can create your own transform instead of using the samples provided by OriginLab.

Running MSI Installer with a Transform

Simply include the optional TRANSFORMS statement in the command line

TRANSFORMS="<transform1>.Mst [<transform2>.Mst]"

For example, to use the transform Origin85Sr1MSITransform.Mst, run this command:

>msiexec /i "Origin85Sr1Setup.msi" TRANSFORMS="Origin85Sr1MSITransform.Mst" /passive INSTALLDIR="<destination directory>" USERNAME="<client   user/computer name>" COMPANYNAME="<company/department name>" PIDKEY="<serial number>"

It should all be on one line, scroll to see all. You need double quotes around each input. You must also put any support files the mst file needs like use_server.lic in the same folder as the msi and mst files.

Using a BAT file

You can put the command into a batch file, so there is a single file to click. Suppose you put the MSI and other files into a shared location, named say \\Share\OriginSetup\ Then create a batch file named say MSIInstallOrigin85Sr1Sample.bat with just one line (scroll to see all)

call msiexec.exe /i "\\Share\OriginSetup\Origin85Sr1Setup.msi" TRANSFORMS="\\Share\OriginSetup\Origin85Sr1MSI.Mst" /passive INSTALLDIR="<destination directory>"  USERNAME="<user name>" COMPANYNAME="<company/department name>" PIDKEY="<serial number>"

Notice that this needs to be one line. The shared folder path \\Share\OriginSetup\ appears twice, once for the MSI and once fo the MST. The name of the MSI for this example is Origin85Sr1Setup.msi and the MST name is Origin85Sr1MSITransform.Mst. These are example names, and in the real case must agree with the file names you have. Then when a user browses to \\Share\OriginSetup\ and clicks the batch file MSIInstallOrigin85Sr1Sample.bat, their command window will open to say

c:\Windows>...the command in the batch file will show here...

The user does not need to enter any information during the installation, since it is preset in the batch file.

User Files Folder Dialog

When Origin runs for the first time, a dialog asking for the location of the User Files Folder. It is recommended to choose the default folder that appears.

In 8.5, Origin will support presetting the User Files Folder in the Origin.ini file.


Preparing a Template Installation

This section shows how you can prepare a template Origin installation, for use in "snap shot roll out" distributions. When preparing a template installation for distribution, you have the option to pre-set the following:

  • The User Files Folder (in 8.1 sr2 and up only) - This option is currently NOT supported in Origin 8.1 SR0 and SR1.
  • The FLEXnet License Server
  • The Origin Group Leader

Procedure to Clean a Machine of Origin 8.1

When preparing a template installation, you should start with a "clean" machine - one that has not previously had Origin 8.1 installed on it. This is because although you can un-install a previous Origin 8.1 installation, the un-install program does not delete all the Registry entries written by the Origin setup. So when you record or prepare your Origin distribution package from a second Origin 8.1 installation, you may not include some needed Registry entries if they already exist (and thus were not changed by the second installation).
If you have already installed Origin on a computer, and would like to "clean" it, then do the following:

  1. Keep Origin installed, or re-install Origin. Run Origin to set default UFF.
  2. Run system.path.appdata$= in Script window to find where the folder is. Record this folder so you can delete it later.
  3. Run system.path.license$= in Script window to find where the license folder is. Record this folder so you can delete it later.
  4. Open a DOS window and change directory into the Origin folder.
  5. Run the following commands one by one from the DOS prompt (make sure you have Administrative privileges).
    regsvr32 /u vsFlex8L.ocx
    regsvr32 /u GSpcIOLib.dll
    regsvr32 /u OSoap.dll
    regsvr32 /u tx4ole12.ocx
    regsvr32 /u ActiveQueryBuilderXControls.ocx
    This will unregister the DLLs that Origin registered. You must have Origin installed to unregister them, because these files are installed into the Origin directory.
  6. Now uninstall Origin and remove the install directory if it still exists..
  7. Delete AppData folder you stored earlier.
  8. Delete License folder you stored earlier. In Vista/Win7, please check if there is Compatibility Files folder and also go above one level above License and check if there is Compatibility Files folder there. If so, delete them.
  9. Go to the Origin program folder in the Start menu and find the User Files Folder link. Click it to find the UFF folder. Delete the User Files Folder. Then delete the link.
  10. Click the autosave shortcut, and delete the folder. Then delete the shortcut.
  11. delete the whole Origin Start folder.
  12. Open the registry key HKEY_CURRENT_MACHINE/Software/Originlab
  13. Check the following registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\OriginLab\Origin 8.1\. If found, delete it.
  14. Run registry editor with administrative privileges, and search and delete all the occurrences of the string vsFlex8L.
  15. Uninstall dongle drive by running the dongle drive install exe and choose uninstall option.

Installing Origin

Your Origin distribution package must include all the files installed by the Origin setup, as well as the Registry entries written by the Origin setup. When running the setup, please keep the following points in mind:

  • On the Origin Setup | Customer Information page, the User Name and Company Name that you enter will display in the About Origin dialog box for all users you distribute to.
  • On the Origin Setup | All Users or Current User? page, select All Users.

Post-installation Settings

  • User Files Folder - Do NOT set this for 81 Sr0/Sr1. This option is NOT supported in Origin 8.1 SR0 and SR1, and will cause Origin to fail to start.

The User Files Folder is the default file open and save location in Origin. You can pre-set this location for all your users by editing the Origin.ini file in the Origin program folder. If you do not do this, then each Origin user (each log in user) will be asked to select their own User Files Folder when they first start Origin. (Selecting a User Files Folder does not require Administrator privileges.)
If you want to pre-set the User Files Folder in your Origin distribution package, open the Origin.ini file that is located in the Origin program folder in a text editor. Then edit the Path key located in the [User Files] section. Comments are provided in the Origin.ini to assist you.

  • License Management

If you have the Concurrent Network package, you can pre-set the FLEXnet server by starting the Origin once prior to distribution, and successfully entering the FLEXnet server Host Name or IP Address (and port number, if a port number is specified on the VENDOR line of the FLEXnet server license file, such as due to a firewall) in the License Information dialog box. When you do this, Origin writes a USE_SERVER.lic file to the Origin \License\ folder. This file contains:

SERVER <ServerName> ANY USE_SERVER

Where <ServerName> is the Host Name or IP Address you entered in the License Information dialog box.
And if you also entered the port number due to a firewall, then the USE_SERVER.lic file will contain:

SERVER <ServerName> ANY <VENDOR line firewall port>

Where <ServerName> is the Host Name or IP Address, and <VENDOR line firewall port> is the port number in the VENDOR line of the FLEXnet server license file and the port number that you entered in the License Information dialog box.
You can also manually make this USE_SERVER.lic file by following the syntax above.

  • Registration

Registration is optional - however, to receive Technical Support from OriginLab or your Origin Representative, you must have registered your serial number. We thus recommend registration.
If you want to register the Origin distribution package, then you must start Origin and use the Registration dialog box to register the Origin. This Registration dialog box opens the next time you start Origin after completing the licensing process. You can also open the Registration dialog box by selecting Help:Register Online.
The Registration ID is saved to the OLicense.lic file in Origin program folder.

  • The Origin Group Leader

The Group Folder / Group Leader feature allows you to set up a group leader which can serve as a source for distributing custom Origin files and patches to members of the group. Then once you have done this, you can set up the Origin in your distribution package so that it is predefined to receive updates from the group leader.

Final Notes

At this point your Origin template installation package should be ready to distribute. If you started Origin and selected a User Files Folder, you can omit your User Files Folder from the package.

Version 8.1

There are two ways you can build an Origin installation package for distribution:

  • MSI File: An MSI installation file is available for download.
  • Template Installation: You can install Origin on a "template" machine and then prepare an Origin package for distribution.

Distributing Origin in these ways is most useful for the Concurrent Network package, because you can pre-set the license management. Thus, your potential Origin users do not need to be aware of details related to installation or the FLEXnet license manager.
In both cases, you can then use a software distribution environment / software such as NetInstall or SMS to distribute the MSI package or the template installation you prepared.

Preparing an MSI Installer

When distributing an Origin installation over a network, it may be desirable to preset the end users User Files Folder and (for concurrent license) the FLEXnet server name. This can be done with an MSI transform, or MST file.

We have provided two example MST files

1. The transform Origin81MSITransform.Mst does the following:
Copies the use_server.lic file to the install folder's License folder.
This can be used to pre-set the FLEXnet server for the end user so they do not need to enter it at Origin startup. Edit and place the use_server.lic file in the same folder as the msi and mst files.

Syntax:

SERVER <enter flexlm server's computer name (or it's ip address)> ANY
USE_SERVER

Example:

SERVER main_server ANY
USE_SERVER

2. The transform Origin81MSITransformWithAutoStartOPX.Mst does the same as Origin81MSITransform.Mst, plus the following:
Copies an example opx file AutoStartOPX.opx (an Origin package file) to the Auto Install\ folder in Origin, so that at first start, the opx file will be run. TheFor this to work, the AutoStartOPX.opx should be in the same folder as the msi and mst files. You can create your own opx file, and name it AutoStartOPX.opx and then use the sample transform.

3. You can create your own transform instead of using the samples provided by OriginLab.

Running MSI Installer with a Transform

Simply include the optional TRANSFORMS statement in the command line

TRANSFORMS="<transform1>.Mst [<transform2>.Mst]"

For example, to use the transform Origin81MSITransform.Mst, run this command:

>msiexec /i "Origin81Sr3Setup.msi" TRANSFORMS="Origin81MSITransformPresetPath.Mst" /passive INSTALLDIR="<destination directory>" USERNAME="<client   user/computer name>" COMPANYNAME="<company/department name>" PIDKEY="<serial number>"

It should all be on one line, scroll to see all. You need double quotes around each input. You must also put any support files the mst file needs like use_server.lic in the same folder as the msi and mst files.

Using a BAT file

You can put the command into a batch file, so there is a single file to click. Suppose you put the MSI and other files into a shared location, named say \\Share\OriginSetup\ Then create a batch file named say InstallOrigin81Sr3.bat with just one line (scroll to see all)

call msiexec.exe /i "\\Share\OriginSetup\Origin81Sr3Setup.msi" TRANSFORMS="\\Share\OriginSetup\Origin81MSITransformPresetPath.Mst" /passive INSTALLDIR="<destination directory>"  USERNAME="<user name>" COMPANYNAME="<company/department name>" PIDKEY="<serial number>"

Notice that this needs to be one line. The shared folder path \\Share\OriginSetup\ appears twice, once for the MSI and once fo the MST. The name of the MSI for this example is Origin81Sr3Setup.msi and the MST name is Origin81MSITransformPresetPath.Mst. These are example names, and in the real case must agree with the file names you have. Then when a user browses to \\Share\OriginSetup\ and clicks the batch file InstallOrigin81Sr3.bat, their command window will open to say

c:\Windows>...the command in the batch file will show here...

The user does not need to enter any information during the installation, since it is preset in the batch file.

User Files Folder Dialog

When Origin runs for the first time, a dialog asking for the location of the User Files Folder. It is recommended to choose the default folder that appears.

In 8.1 Sr3, Origin will support presetting the User Files Folder in the Origin.ini file. The MST file will automatically set this in the Origin.ini for you. Then users will not see the User Files Folder dialog.


Preparing a Template Installation

This section shows how you can prepare a template Origin installation, for use in "snap shot roll out" distributions. When preparing a template installation for distribution, you have the option to pre-set the following:

  • The User Files Folder (in 8.1 sr2 and up only) - This option is currently NOT supported in Origin 8.1 SR0 and SR1.
  • The FLEXnet License Server
  • The Origin Group Leader

Procedure to Clean a Machine of Origin 8.1

When preparing a template installation, you should start with a "clean" machine - one that has not previously had Origin 8.1 installed on it. This is because although you can un-install a previous Origin 8.1 installation, the un-install program does not delete all the Registry entries written by the Origin setup. So when you record or prepare your Origin distribution package from a second Origin 8.1 installation, you may not include some needed Registry entries if they already exist (and thus were not changed by the second installation).
If you have already installed Origin on a computer, and would like to "clean" it, then do the following:

  1. Keep Origin installed, or re-install Origin. Run Origin to set default UFF.
  2. Run system.path.appdata$= in Script window to find where the folder is. Record this folder so you can delete it later.
  3. Run system.path.license$= in Script window to find where the license folder is. Record this folder so you can delete it later.
  4. Open a DOS window and change directory into the Origin folder.
  5. Run the following commands one by one from the DOS prompt (make sure you have Administrative privileges).
    regsvr32 /u vsFlex8L.ocx
    regsvr32 /u GSpcIOLib.dll
    regsvr32 /u OSoap.dll
    regsvr32 /u tx4ole12.ocx
    regsvr32 /u ActiveQueryBuilderXControls.ocx
    This will unregister the DLLs that Origin registered. You must have Origin installed to unregister them, because these files are installed into the Origin directory.
  6. Now uninstall Origin and remove the install directory if it still exists..
  7. Delete AppData folder you stored earlier.
  8. Delete License folder you stored earlier. In Vista/Win7, please check if there is Compatibility Files folder and also go above one level above License and check if there is Compatibility Files folder there. If so, delete them.
  9. Go to the Origin program folder in the Start menu and find the User Files Folder link. Click it to find the UFF folder. Delete the User Files Folder. Then delete the link.
  10. Click the autosave shortcut, and delete the folder. Then delete the shortcut.
  11. delete the whole Origin Start folder.
  12. Open the registry key HKEY_CURRENT_MACHINE/Software/Originlab
  13. Check the following registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\OriginLab\Origin 8.1\ If found, delete it.

  1. Run registry editor with administrative privileges, and search and delete all the occurrences of the string vsFlex8L.

Installing Origin

Your Origin distribution package must include all the files installed by the Origin setup, as well as the Registry entries written by the Origin setup. When running the setup, please keep the following points in mind:

  • On the Origin Setup | Customer Information page, the User Name and Company Name that you enter will display in the About Origin dialog box for all users you distribute to.
  • On the Origin Setup | All Users or Current User? page, select All Users.

Post-installation Settings

  • User Files Folder - Do NOT set this for 81 Sr0/Sr1. This option is NOT supported in Origin 8.1 SR0 and SR1, and will cause Origin to fail to start.

The User Files Folder is the default file open and save location in Origin. You can pre-set this location for all your users by editing the Origin.ini file in the Origin program folder. If you do not do this, then each Origin user (each log in user) will be asked to select their own User Files Folder when they first start Origin. (Selecting a User Files Folder does not require Administrator privileges.)
If you want to pre-set the User Files Folder in your Origin distribution package, open the Origin.ini file that is located in the Origin program folder in a text editor. Then edit the Path key located in the [User Files] section. Comments are provided in the Origin.ini to assist you.

  • License Management

If you have the Concurrent Network package, you can pre-set the FLEXnet server by starting the Origin once prior to distribution, and successfully entering the FLEXnet server Host Name or IP Address (and port number, if a port number is specified on the VENDOR line of the FLEXnet server license file, such as due to a firewall) in the License Information dialog box. When you do this, Origin writes a USE_SERVER.lic file to the Origin \License\ folder. This file contains:

SERVER <ServerName> ANY USE_SERVER

Where <ServerName> is the Host Name or IP Address you entered in the License Information dialog box.
And if you also entered the port number due to a firewall, then the USE_SERVER.lic file will contain:

SERVER <ServerName> ANY <VENDOR line firewall port>

Where <ServerName> is the Host Name or IP Address, and <VENDOR line firewall port> is the port number in the VENDOR line of the FLEXnet server license file and the port number that you entered in the License Information dialog box.
You can also manually make this USE_SERVER.lic file by following the syntax above.

  • Registration

Registration is optional - however, to receive Technical Support from OriginLab or your Origin Representative, you must have registered your serial number. We thus recommend registration.
If you want to register the Origin distribution package, then you must start Origin and use the Registration dialog box to register the Origin. This Registration dialog box opens the next time you start Origin after completing the licensing process. You can also open the Registration dialog box by selecting Help:Register Online.
The Registration ID is saved to the OLicense.lic file in Origin program folder.

  • The Origin Group Leader

The Group Folder / Group Leader feature is only supported in the Concurrent Network package. This feature allows you to set up a group leader for your Concurrent Network which can serve as a source for distributing custom Origin files and patches to members of the Concurrent Network. Then once you have done this, you can set up the Origin in your distribution package so that it is predefined to receive updates from the group leader.

Final Notes

At this point your Origin template installation package should be ready to distribute. If you started Origin and selected a User Files Folder, you can omit your User Files Folder from the package.

Version 8.0

There are two ways you can build an Origin installation package for distribution:

  • MSI File: An MSI installation file is available. If you do not Please contact OriginLab licensing support (reginfo@originlab.com) for a link to download the MSI file.
  • Template Installation: You can install Origin on a "template" machine and then prepare an Origin package for distribution.

Distributing Origin in these ways is most useful because you can pre-set the license management. Thus, your potential Origin users do not need to be aware of -or have log in permissions for - details related to installation or license management.
In both cases, you can then use a software distribution environment / software such as NetInstall or SMS to distribute the MSI package or the template installation you prepared.

Preparing an MSI Installer

When distributing an Origin installation over a network, it may be desirable to preset the end users User Files Folder and (for concurrent license) the FLEXnet server name. This can be done with an MSI transform, or MST file. We have provided two example MST files
1. The transform O8Sr6Transform.Mst does the following:
a) Copies the use_server.lic file to the install folders' FLEXlm folder.
This can be used to pre-set the FLEXnet server for the end user so they do not need to enter it at Origin startup. Edit and place the use_server.lic file in the same folder as the msi and mst files.

for example
SERVER <enter server name> <enter server ip> [<port>]
USE_SERVER

2. The transform O8Sr6TransformWithAutoStartOPX.Mst does the same as O8Sr6Transform.Mst, plus the following:
b) Copies an example opx file AutoStartOPX.opx (an Origin package file) to the Auto Install\ folder in Origin, so that at first start, the opx file will be run. The AutoStartOPX.opx should be in the same folder as the msi and mst files. For this action, use the transform named O8Sr6TransformWithAutoStartOPX.Mst

Running MSI Installer with a Transform

Simply include the optional TRANSFORMS statement in the command line

TRANSFORMS="<transform1>.Mst [<transform2>.Mst]"

For example, to use the transform O8Sr6Transform.Mst, run

>msiexec /i "Origin80Sr6Setup-988_63d.msi" TRANSFORMS="O8Sr6Transform.Mst"
/passive INSTALLDIR="<destination directory>" 
USERNAME="<client   user/computer name>"
COMPANYNAME="<company/department name>" PIDKEY="<serial number>" 
[REGID="<registration id>"]

Preparing a Template Installation

When preparing a template installation for distribution, you have the option to pre-set the following:

  • The User Files Folder
  • The FLEXnet License Server
  • Registration
  • The Origin Group Leader

Procedure to Clean a Machine of Origin 8

When preparing a template installation, you should start with a "clean" machine - one that has not previously had Origin 8 installed on it. This is because although you can un-install a previous Origin 8 installation, the un-install program does not delete all the Registry entries written by the Origin setup. So when you record or prepare your Origin distribution package from a second Origin 8 installation, you may not include some needed Registry entries if they already exist (and thus were not changed by the second installation).
If you have already installed Origin on a computer, and would like to "clean" it, then do the following:

  1. Keep Origin installed, or re-install Origin.
  2. Open a DOS window and change directory into the Origin folder.
  3. Run the following commands one by one from the DOS prompt (make sure you have Administrative privileges).
    regsvr32 /u vsFlex8L.ocx
    regsvr32 /u GSpcIOLib.dll
    regsvr32 /u OSoap.dll
    regsvr32 /u tx4ole12.ocx
    regsvr32 /u ActiveQueryBuilderXControls.ocx
    This will unregister the DLLs that Origin registered. You must have Origin installed to unregister them, because these files are installed into the Origin directory.
  4. Now uninstall Origin and remove the install directory.
  5. Go to the Origin program folder in the Start menu and find the User Files Folder link. Delete the User Files Folder. Then delete the Origin Start folder.
  6. Delete the registry key HKEY_CURRENT_MACHINE/Software/Originlab/
  7. Check the following registry key, and remove it if found:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\OriginLab\Origin 8

Installing Origin

Your Origin distribution package must include all the files installed by the Origin setup, as well as the Registry entries written by the Origin setup. When running the setup, please keep the following points in mind:

  • On the Origin Setup | Customer Information page, the User Name and Company Name that you enter will display in the About Origin dialog box for all users you distribute to.
  • On the Origin Setup | All Users or Current User? page, select All Users.

Post-installation Settings

  • User Files Folder

The User Files Folder is the default file open and save location in Origin. You can pre-set this location for all your users by editing the Origin.ini file in the Origin program folder. If you do not do this, then each Origin user (each log in user) will be asked to select their own User Files Folder when they first start Origin. (Selecting a User Files Folder does not require Administrator privileges.)
If you want to pre-set the User Files Folder in your Origin distribution package, open the Origin.ini file that is located in the Origin program folder in a text editor. Then edit the Path key located in the [User Files] section. Comments are provided in the Origin.ini to assist you.

  • License Management

If you have the Concurrent Network package, you can pre-set the FLEXnet server by starting the Origin once prior to distribution, and successfully entering the FLEXnet server Host Name or IP Address (and port number, if a port number is specified on the VENDOR line of the FLEXnet server license file, such as due to a firewall) in the License Information dialog box. When you do this, Origin writes a USE_SERVER.lic file to the Origin \FLEXlm\ folder. This file contains: SERVER <ServerName> ANY USE_SERVER
Where <ServerName> is the Host Name or IP Address you entered in the License Information dialog box.
And if you also entered the port number due to a firewall, then the USE_SERVER.lic file will contain:
SERVER <ServerName> ANY <VENDOR line firewall port>
Where <ServerName> is the Host Name or IP Address, and <VENDOR line firewall port> is the port number in the VENDOR line of the FLEXnet server license file and the port number that you entered in the License Information dialog box.
You can also manually make this USE_SERVER.lic file by following the syntax above.
If you have a Group package with License Key management, you must pre-set the License Key by starting Origin and entering the License Key in the License Information dialog box that opens. After completing this step, the License Key is encoded in the OLicense.lic file located in the Origin program folder.

  • Registration

Registration is optional - however, to receive Technical Support from OriginLab or your Origin Representative, you must have registered your serial number. We thus recommend registration.
If you want to register the Origin distribution package, then you must start Origin and use the Registration dialog box to register the Origin. This Registration dialog box opens the next time you start Origin after completing the licensing process. You can also open the Registration dialog box by selecting Help:Register Online.
The Registration ID is saved to the OLicense.lic file in Origin program folder.

  • The Origin Group Leader

The Group Folder / Group Leader feature is only supported in the Concurrent Network package. This feature allows you to set up a group leader for your Concurrent Network which can serve as a source for distributing custom Origin files and patches to members of the Concurrent Network. Then once you have done this, you can set up the Origin in your distribution package so that it is predefined to receive updates from the group leader.

Final Notes

At this point your Origin template installation package should be ready to distribute. If you started Origin and selected a User Files Folder, you can omit your User Files Folder from the package.