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Access Paragon Planner Desktop Application

The Paragon Planner desktop application helps you simulate the effect of changes in a network without affecting the actual network. You can access the Paragon Planner desktop application by using the Java Network Launch Protocol (JNLP) file, which you can download from the Paragon Planner web UI. JNLP files are used to launch applications hosted on a web server or a remote computer.


To run the JNLP file, you must have Java Runtime Environment installed on your computer.

To download and launch the Paragon Planner desktop application:

  1. From the Paragon Automation web UI, select Planning > Paragon Planner Desktop.

  2. In the Paragon Planner Desktop page that is displayed, enter the memory to be allocated and click OK. The default value is 512 MB.

  3. Click Save File when prompted.

    A Java Network Launch Protocol (JNLP) file is downloaded to your computer.

  4. Double-click the JNLP file to launch Paragon Planner desktop application.

  5. Log in using the credentials for Paragon Planner.

    Paragon Planner desktop application main window opens. For information about how to use Paragon Planner desktop application, see Paragon Planner Desktop Application User Guide