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Setup and Uninstall

  • How can I install Astah in silent mode?

    Use the following command below. (e.g: Installing Astah SysML v1.5)

    astah-sysml-1_5_0-43297f-jre-64bit-setup.exe /verysilent

    If you would like to install  to a specific directory, use /DIR option.
    astah-sysml-1_5_0-43297f-jre-64bit-setup.exe/verysilent /DIR=”the destination of installataion folder”



    • License file (.xml) should be directly saved in the Astah Installation folder.
    • If you have a Faculty Site License, a license file(.xml) should be renamed from “astah_faculty_license.xml” to “astah_sysml_license.xml” when directly saving in the Astah Installation folder.
  • Where can I see the system requirements?
  • How can I change a Machine to use Astah?
    1. Make a back up files of the following on your current machine if you have:
      • Plugins: Userhome/.astah/sysml/plugins
      • User templates:Userhome/.astah/sysml/template
      • Customized system properties: Userhome/.astah/sysml/
      • Customized UseCase Description template: Userhome/.astah/sysml/
    2. Uninstall Astah completely from the current machine
    3. Download and install Astah on new machine
    4. Restore the back up data to the new machine.
    5. Have your license file reissued and set from [Tool] – [License] – [Set License Key].
      Set License file to Astah SysML
  • How can I uninstall Astah SysML?

    You can uninstall Astah by following the step below if you decided not to use Astah after your evaluation.


    1. In the search box on the taskbar, type Control Panel and select it from the results.
    2. Select Programs > Programs and Features.
      Uninstalling Astah SysML from Windows
    3. Press and hold (or right-click) on the Astah SysML and select Uninstall or Uninstall/Change. Then follow the directions on the screen on Windows.
      Uninstalling Astah SysML from Windows



    1. Locate the Astah SysML in the Finder. Mostly you can find it in your Applications folder
    2. Drag the app to the Trash, or select the app and choose [File] – [Move to Trash].
    3. If you’re asked for a user name and password, enter the name and password of an administrator account on your Mac.
    4. To delete the Astah SysML completely from Mac, empty your trash.
      Empty Trash on Mac


    Linux – Ubuntu

    Please follow the instruction here.

    Linux – Debian

    Please follow the instruction here.

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  • I was asked to correct invalid models. What are the invliad models and how can I correct them?

    Invalid models are broken data that were produced due to the software’s bug.
    If you were asked to correct invalid models – that means your log file indicates that your project file may contain invalid models.

    Go to [Tool] – [Correct Model] – [Correct Invalid Models] and continue by following the messages that would appear.
    Correct Invalid Models in SysML

  • Where are the Astah log files?

    When you are asked to send log files along with your bug report, please send the 2 log files that are stored in your home directory:

    • astah_sysml.log
    • astah.log

    You can find them in the USER_HOME\.astah\sysml directory.

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