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Please use the following process to download and install RTI Connext DDS.
The installation files for both the RTI Connext DDS 5.3.1 evaluation and the RTI Security Plugins are provided in a single compressed file (tar.gz for Linux and OS X systems, zip for Windows systems). Copy the archive file to a temporary directory and extract it to that location.
The archive should decompress into the following files:
* file extension depends on the platform type
Install the host development tools and platform target libraries by executing the host install application.
On Windows systems -
On Linux systems -
On OS X systems -
After installation is complete, start the RTI Connext Launcher utility and set the license file location on the “Installation” tab.
Upon completion of this step, you can evaluate Connext DDS Professional or continue to install the RTI Security Plugins.
Install the RTI Security Plugins package using the “RTI Package Installer” utility, also located on the Installation tab.
After installation, you can find the header files and security libraries under the include/
/security and lib/<target_architecture> directories. ndds
Install the OpenSSL host package using the "RTI Package Installer" utility.
Extract the OpenSSL target package to your host machine. The location is up to you, but common options include:
Get started with these great resources:
Getting Started with Connext DDS Tutorials - From installation to Hello World, we've got you covered.
Getting Started Guide (PDF) - Product overview and installation instructions.
Connext DDS Secure Getting Started Guide (PDF) - Supplement to the Connext DDS Professional documentation for getting started with DDS security.
By downloading Connext DDS, you acknowledge that you agree to the RTI Software License Agreement.
OS X (64-bit)
- This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit (https://www.openssl.org/).
- Securing a distributed, embedded system is an exercise in user risk management. RTI expressly disclaims all security guarantees and/or warranties based on the names of its products, including Connext DDS Secure and RTI Secure DDS Plugins. Visit www.rti.com/terms for complete product terms and an exclusive list of product warranties.