Vortex Tools and Licensing

Vortex OpenSplice has a number of tools to help you use OpenSplice more effectively including the tuner, tester and configuration tool.

Error “System clock has been set back (-40)” when starting a tool or application

“License checkout failed! Caught com.reprisesoftware.rlm.RlmException: System clock has been set back (-40)” OpenSplice and its toolsuses RLM for its licensing.  RLM detects windback by looking for future-dated files (access and modified times) in system directories. In many cases just running the system for a little while with the correct date will access the future-dated files […]

Vortex OpenSplice Tester FAQ’s

What is Tester? The Vortex OpenSplice Tester Tool is a major leap forward in automated testing and debugging of Data Distribution Service (DDS) based systems. The 100% Java based Vortex OpenSplice Tester Tool is designed with the systems integrator in mind and offers an intuitive set of features to aid this task, offering both ‘local’ […]

Vortex OpenSplice Tuner FAQ’s

Several common Vortex OpenSplice Tuner problems can be resolved by looking through the User Guide, which can be found here: HTTP Version PDF Version When using the Vortex OpenSplice Tuner you may run into some of the following errors: Could not load JNI library error. Could not load JNI library ‘cmjni’. Reason: /opt/PrismTech/OpenSpliceDDS/VX.X.X/HDE/x86.linux2.6/lib/libcmjni.so: /opt/PrismTech/OpenSpliceDDS/VX.X.X/HDE/x86.linux2.6/lib/libcmjni.so: wrong […]

Vortex OpenSplice Record and Replay FAQ’s

For more information on what the Record and Replay services are see this article. What storage types does OpenSplice Record and Replay support? The service records the data to storage xml files. These xml files can get quite large, and can be difficult to query and read. RnR Manager provides a Storage Editor that makes it […]

Gathering Vortex OpenSplice statistics

When you are developing a DDS system you may want to gather Vortex OpenSplice statistics to help you tune the system. This article explains how to do this. Various statistics can be generated by Vortex Open Splice. These will help you analyse and tune application behaviour while you are developing the system. By default statistics […]

RLM Error initializing license system (-130)

When using the  Windows 64 bit Visual Studio 2015 Vortex OpenSplice  build a RLM Error initializing license system(-130)  error is seen. There is a known issue with Vortex OpenSplice V6.8.2 running on Windows 64 bit Visual Studio 2015 (the platform P738 buid).  When you try to start anything that requires a license checkout, for example […]

How to get verbose logs in LogCat

In slf4j-android the default level of any tag is set to INFO. This means that any level above and including INFO will be logged. You can change the default level by setting a system property:  setprop log.tag.<YOUR_LOG_TAG> <LEVEL>. Where: <YOUR_LOG_TAG> is the name of your logger. E.g: iShapes.Painter, cafe.ddsi.net, etc. <LEVEL> is either VERBOSE, DEBUG, INFO, […]

Record and Replay Manager Overview

The Vortex OpenSplice Record and Replay Manager (RnR manager) is a tool that allows you to control the Vortex OpenSplice Record and Replay Service (RnR service) . The RnR manager allows you to do the following: Control and Monitor all Recorder and Player instances in the system. Connect to local and remote nodes. Monitor RnR […]

Installing the Record and Replay Manager

This article explains how to go about installing the Record and Replay Manager, a tool to control Vortex OpenSplice Record and Replay Services (RnR Services) and to inspect and change recorded data. Record and Replay is a pluggable service which comes with Vortex OpenSplice. You will need to have a Vortex OpenSplice installation.  To use […]

How to configure the Record and Replay Service

Are you wondering how to configure the Record and Replay service?  Record and Replay is a Vortex OpenSplice service that allows you to record dds data sets in the system. You can then replay these later. This allows you to analyse real-time performance and optimise it. You can also set up testing scenarios and query data.   […]

Vortex OpenSplice Launcher can fail to open in Debian 9 environment

In the Debian 9 environment, the Vortex OpenSplice Launcher tool will fail to open if the Vortex OpenSplice installation directory path is too long. Why does the Vortex OpenSplice launcher fail? The path length is problematic.    It is a problem with the bundling of the java 8 jre.   Seeing problem in debian 9 […]

Vortex OpenSplice Launcher on Ubuntu 16.04 can produce a Segmentation Fault

When starting the Vortex OpenSplice launchner on Ubuntu 16.04 (linux kernel 4.8.0-56) a segmentation fault is seen. Why does the Vortex OpenSplice launcher fail with a segmentation fault The reason you are seeing a segmentation fault when starting the launcher on Ubuntu 16.04 (linux kernel 4.8.0-56) is because there is a Java Plugin issue on […]

I get the error “HostID of this machine: Invalid”

Occasionally you may see the error “HostID of this machine: Invalid” when running the command rlmutil rlmhostid -ether $ rlmutil rlmhostid ether rlmutil v9.1 Copyright (C) 2006-2011, Reprise Software, Inc. All rights reserved. Hostid of this machine: invalid “`   How to resolve the  error “HostID of this machine: Invalid” In order to obtain a […]

Getting started with Vortex OpenSplice Tuner

Getting started with Vortex OpenSplice Tuner This video shows you how to run and preview the interactive features of the Vortex OpenSplice Tuner with an OpenSplice Domain. This will allow you to easily interact with your OpenSplice DDS entities to view them, test with them and even create entire scripted test scenarios based on them. […]

How to use the Vortex OpenSplice Tester

How to use the Vortex OpenSplice Tester This video shows you how to run and preview the interactive features of the Vortex OpenSplice Tester with an OpenSplice Domain. In this video you will learn how to: Set up your environment with OpenSplice paths run the Vortex OpenSplice tester connect the tester to a running OpenSplice […]

Known Issues in Vortex OpenSplice RnR Manager

This page lists all the known issues in the different releases of Vortex OpenSplice RnR Manager. There is also a list of fixed bugs and changes in the different versions of Vortex OpenSplice RnR manager. Version 6.10.4 Version 6.10.3 Version 6.7.0

What is Vortex Opensplice Tuner?

What is Vortex OpenSplice Tuner? A powerful deployment tool within the Vortex OpenSplice product suite, this tool offers total control over a deployed Vortex OpenSplice DDS system from any local or remote platform that supports the Java language. The 100% Java based Vortex OpenSplice Tuner Tool greatly aids the design, implementation, test and maintenance of Vortex OpenSplice based […]

Fixed Bugs and Changes In Vortex OpenSplice RnR Manager

More information about the Vortex OpenSplice Record and Replay Manager can be found in the Record and Replay Manager Overview. Version 6.10.4 Version 6.10.3 Version 6.8.0 Version 6.6.3 Version 6.6.2 Version 6.6.0 Version 6.5.1          

MMStat: A powerful tool for diagnosing Federated OpenSplice domains.

MMStat: A powerful tool for diagnosing Federated OpenSplice domains. The Vortex OpenSplice Memory Statistics Tool – MMStat is a command line tool which can be used to display valuable information about the shared memory statistics of an OpenSplice domain. This video shows you how to run MMStat to get detailed information about a Federated OpenSplice DDS domain. […]

Vortex OpenSplice Launcher Guide

An overview of Vortex OpenSplice Launcher, how to use, configure and more. Vortex OpenSplice Launcher The Vortex OpenSplice Launcher guide is part of the Vortex OpenSplice documentation set. Tools The tools tab provides easy access to all of the tools bundled with Vortex OpenSplice.   Controls The controls tab provides the ability to control and […]