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Prerequisites for Tekla Model Sharing

Last updated March 6, 2017 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Prerequisites for Tekla Model Sharing

Prerequisites for Tekla Model Sharing

Before you can start using Tekla Model Sharingcloud service for collaboration and for storing and sharing a model

Tekla Model Sharing is one of the Tekla online services.

and share your models, the following prerequisites need to be met:

  • Internet connection

    You need to establish a connection to the Tekla Model Sharing service to perform any model sharing actions.

    • TCP port 443 (the default HTTPS) outbound must be open.

      If an HTTP proxy is used, it must support HTTP 1.1.

  • Trimble Identity

    All sharing actions require authentication, and the authentication is done with Trimble Identityuser account to Tekla online services and other Trimble services

    For a Tekla Structures user, Trimble Identity is a single sign-on account which enables the user’s online identity management. The organization that the user’s Trimble Identity belongs to, determines the user’s access rights. Trimble Identity is needed, for example, for Tekla Campus and Tekla Warehouse, and to log in to Tekla User Assistance.

    username and password.

    If you do not have a Trimble Identity , go to the Log in dialog box.

  • License

    All sharing actions require a valid Tekla Model Sharing license. Tekla Model Sharing licenses are tied to users' Trimble Identities. The organization's administrator assigns and manages the licenses in the Tekla Online Admin Tool.

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by John Swallow

No information here on what versions of Tekla Structures can be used with model sharing

by John Swallow

Is it a prerequisite that user work on the same version of Tekla Structures when sharing a model?

by Tekla User Assistance

Yes, the users of the same shared model need to have the same Tekla Structures version and preferably the same latest service pack. We'll add this information to the help.