UPDM Plugin 17.0 

Introduction Installation More information and support Evaluation version limitation 3rd party libraries



The UPDM plugin for MagicDraw UML/SysML modeling solution fully supports building integrated enterprise architectures meeting DoDAF and MODAF requirements ensuring mission critical project success. The plugin supports all DoDAF 1.5, DoDAF 2.0, and MODAF 1.2 viewpoints and views dependent on the selected user environment. Each user environment provides architecture framework specific concepts, artifacts, new project templates, samples, and architecture framework specific usability features. A user environment can be changed any time by fully converting model to meet requirements of the selected architecture framework.

NOTE: The UPDM plugin is available in MagicDraw Standard and higher editions for an additional fee.



IMPORTANT! Compatible SysML plugin and SoaML profile need to be installed. For the information about what UPDM plugin versions are compatible with what SysML plugin and SoaML profile versions, go to http://www.magicdraw.com/plugins_compatibility#updm

All operating systems

  1. From the MagicDraw main menu select Help > Resource/Plugin Manager.
  2. Check for available updates and new resources.
    (NOTE: Specify HTTP Proxy Settings for the connection to start MagicDraw UML updates and resources).
  3. Select the check box near the UPDM plugin and click Download/Install.
  4. Restart MagicDraw.

If you already have UPDM_Plugin_<version number>.zip downloaded:

  1. From the MagicDraw main menu, select Help > Resource/Plugin Manager.
  2. Click the Import button to specify the UPDM_Plugin_<version number>.zip file location.The plugin will be extracted and installed automatically.
  3. Restart MagicDraw.

To apply UPDM_Plugin_<version number>.zip manually:

  1. Download UPDM_Plugin_<version number>.zip.
  2. Stop MagicDraw.
  3. Extract the downloaded file to the same directory wherein MagicDraw is installed.
    NOTE: If your operating system is other than Windows, use the  command-line prompt to go to the MagicDraw UML folder and extract the UPDM_Plugin_<version number>.zip file there.
  4. Start MagicDraw. The UPDM plugin is applied to MagicDraw.

Where to find more information or support?


Web page

To download the demo of this version and to get contact information, please go to: http://www.magicdraw.com/download/updm

Knowledge base and new issue registration

We are awaiting your comments and suggestions. More than a half of the features of the current version added because our demo version users have requested them. Do not miss the chance to see your desired features in the future versions!


You can find user guides and tutorials stored in <MagicDraw installation directory>/manual or use MagicDraw UML Help. To open MagicDraw UML Help on the Help menu click Help Contents.


After you have installed MagicDraw and UPDM plugin for MagicDraw, samples of UPDM projects can be found in the <MagicDraw UML installation directory>\samples\UPDM folder.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please visit our website for FAQ at http://www.magicdraw.com/faq


Evaluation version limitations


If MagicDraw client has no expiration date, plugin evaluation version will be working for 7 days period after first installation.
If MagicDraw client has an expiration date, plugin evaluation version will be working until MagicDraw client version is expired.

IMPORTANT! Remember that plugin evaluation version depends on MagicDraw version. If you have MagicDraw demo version then you are allowed to save limited number of elements.

Contact your sales executive individually for the fully functional evaluation version.


Third party libraries


This product includes software developed by the Apache Software Foundation (http://www.apache.org/) and JIDE Software (http://www.jidesoft.com).