There is no such thing as an AutoPIPE subscription. Each company will need to determine what type of account to have with Bentley:
> Non-Select - License are paid for on a periodic bases, access to a select list of applications, and Licenses are locked to a specific computer name. Software updates are an extra cost.
> Select - software updates are free!
a. Select Open Access - Pay for only time and applications used. Licenses are pooled among a group of computers.
b. Select Enterprise License Server (ELS) - single annual fee. with access to everything. Licenses are pooled among a group of computers.
a. Use LINK here for details of benefits for each type of account.
b. Contact Bentley to discuss your contract in detail.
c. Additional information about AutoPIPE QA&R program can be found here.
Starting with AutoPIPE CONNECT 11.01. and higher user will be notified by Bentley CONNECTION Center. This is an app that should appear in your system tray:
When a new Update for the software is available, Select the Applications button, select the application to be installed, and press "Install Selected" button
There are no notification message of a New version or Update available. Suggest one or more of the following:
After AutoPIPE has been started, select Help> AutoPIPE News> under Settings be sure that. Click here for details
Under your Bentley Profile you can setup to receive newsletters, one of which will notify you of all AutoPIPE announcements. Click here for details.
a. Open internet explorer application
b. Select link here for AutoPIPE download instructions, however the same steps can be used to search for and download Bentley PLantFLOW or PULS.
Bentley Communities has an AutoPIPE Forum with an Announcements section to notify the public of expecting and released versions of the program..
In order to update a version of AutoPIPE. highly suggest the following:
a. Remove all previous versions of AutoPIPE
b. Download, Install, and license as described here
c. Reset User profiles
IF, more than one version of AutoPIPE needs to be installed on the same computer at the same time, go ahead and do so but please see details of how to proceed here.