Deploy a FactoryTalk Optix Application

Rockwell Automation
client devices automatically run
FactoryTalk Optix Applications
upon deployment. Other client devices require you to start the application manually on the device or configure the application for automatic startup.
FactoryTalk Optix Studio desktop editor
to deploy to either local or remote devices. Use
FactoryTalk Optix Studio web editor
to deploy to remote devices only.
FactoryTalk Optix Studio
FactoryTalk Remote Access
to deploy to remote devices.
FactoryTalk Optix Application
is already running on a client device, deploying another
FactoryTalk Optix Application
stops the other application.
  • Configure the presentation engine for the mode in which you will be running
    FactoryTalk Optix
  • Confirm that
    FactoryTalk Optix Application Update Service
    runs on the client device.
    IMPORTANT: To operate correctly when running as an application,
    FactoryTalk Optix Application Update Service
    requires the TCP port 49100 to be reachable and a valid username with a configured password.
  • Confirm that the client device has a valid license.
    IMPORTANT: If the client device is not licensed,
    FactoryTalk Optix Applications
    run in the demo mode and stop automatically after 2 hours.
  • Configure a device.
    IMPORTANT: Configure either a local or remote device. To configure a local device, see Manage client devices. To configure a remote device, open
    FactoryTalk® Hub
    and access
    FactoryTalk Remote Access
    . In FactoryTalk Remote Access Online Help, see
    Domain view
    and scroll to
    To add a device
    . The remote device must also have the
    FactoryTalk Remote Access
    Runtime client installed and configured. In FactoryTalk Remote Access Online Help, see
    Client configuration
  1. To deploy a
    FactoryTalk Optix Application
  2. Select the configured device.
    For more information, see Select a client device.
  3. If you selected a remote device, you must first establish a VPN connection to that device. Select
    or a remote desktop connection by selecting
    Remote Desktop
  4. Select
  5. Enter the user password for the client device and select
To stop the
FactoryTalk Optix Application
on the client device, select
NOTE: Clicking and holding a button on remote desktop when remote desktop does not have focus automatically increments the button if it is configured with
events. This is because bringing focus to remote desktop by clicking and holding the button automatically performs
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