Documentation


File Overview

This section briefly describes the purposes of the more important files in the Gurobi distribution. Note that the list below may not precisely agree with your installation. We've omitted a few less important files. In addition, a few file names depend on the exact version of the Gurobi optimizer that you installed.

The following files and directories are created in your installation directory (typically c:\gurobi900\win64 for the 64-bit Windows distribution):

  • EULA.doc - Gurobi End User License Agreement - Microsoft Word format
  • EULA.pdf - Gurobi End User License Agreement - PDF format
  • ReleaseNotes.html - release notes
  • bin
    • gurobi90.netstandard20.dll - .NET Standard 2.0 interface
    • gurobi90.netstandard20.xml - .NET Standard 2.0 interface documentation
    • Gurobi90.NET.XML - .NET Framework interface documentation
    • Gurobi90.NET.dll - .NET Framework interface
    • GurobiJni90.dll - Java JNI wrapper
    • grbcluster.exe - Compute Server command-line tool
    • grb_ts.exe - Gurobi Token Server executable
    • grbgetkey.exe - retrieves your Gurobi license key from the Gurobi key server
    • grbprobe.exe - probes system details (typically not used)
    • grbtune.exe - parameter tuning tool
    • gurobi.bat - starts the Gurobi interactive shell
    • gurobi.env - sample parameter initialization file
    • gurobi90.dll - Gurobi native DLL (used by all Gurobi interfaces)
    • gurobi90_light.dll - light Gurobi native DLL (no support for Compute Server or Instant Cloud)
    • gurobi_cl.exe - simple command-line binary
  • docs
    • examples - Example Tour - HTML (open index.html in this directory)
    • examples.pdf - Example Tour - PDF
    • quickstart - Quick Start guide - HTML (open index.html in this directory)
    • quickstart_windows.pdf - Quick Start guide - PDF
    • refman - Reference Manual - HTML (open index.html in this directory)
    • refman.pdf - Reference Manual - PDF
    • remoteservices - Remote Services Reference Manual - HTML (open index.html in this directory)
    • remoteservices.pdf - Remote Services Reference Manual - PDF
  • examples
    • build - Makefile for C, C++, C#, Java, and Python examples
    • c - source code for C examples
    • c# - source code for C# examples
    • c++ - source code for C++ examples
    • data - data files for examples
    • dotnetcore - Makefile and .NET Core App files for C# examples
    • java - source code for Java examples
    • matlab - source code for MATLAB examples
    • python - source code for Python examples
    • R - source code for R examples
    • vb - source code for Visual Basic examples (for Windows)
  • include
    • gurobi_c.h - C include file
    • gurobi_c++.h - C++ include file
  • lib
    • gurobi.jar - Java interface
    • gurobi-javadoc.jar - Javadoc documentation for our Java interface
    • gurobi.py - Python startup file
    • gurobi90.lib - Gurobi library import file
    • gurobi_c++md2015.lib - C++ interface (when using -MD compiler switch with Visual Studio 2015)
    • gurobi_c++md2017.lib - C++ interface (when using -MD compiler switch with Visual Studio 2017)
    • gurobi_c++mdd2015.lib - C++ interface (when using -MDd compiler switch with Visual Studio 2015)
    • gurobi_c++mdd2017.lib - C++ interface (when using -MDd compiler switch with Visual Studio 2017)
    • gurobi_c++mt2015.lib - C++ interface (when using -MT compiler switch with Visual Studio 2015)
    • gurobi_c++mt2017.lib - C++ interface (when using -MT compiler switch with Visual Studio 2017)
    • gurobi_c++mtd2015.lib - C++ interface (when using -MTd compiler switch with Visual Studio 2015)
    • gurobi_c++mtd2017.lib - C++ interface (when using -MTd compiler switch with Visual Studio 2017)
  • matlab - Gurobi MATLAB interface
  • R - R Gurobi package
  • python27 - Python 2.7 files used by the interactive shell and the Python interface (no need to look inside this directory)
  • python35 - Python 3.5 files (no need to look inside this directory)
  • python36 - Python 3.6 files (no need to look inside this directory)
  • src
    • build - Makefile for Gurobi C++ interface
    • cpp - Source for Gurobi C++ interface

The following files and directories are created in your Remote Services installation (typically c:/gurobi_server900/win64 for the 64-bit Windows distribution):

  • EULA.pdf - Gurobi End User License Agreement - PDF format
  • ReleaseNotes.html - release notes
  • bin
    • grbcluster.exe - Compute Server command-line tool
    • grb_rs.exe - Gurobi Remote Services executable
    • grb_rs.cnf - Default configuration file for the Remote Services
    • grb_rs_aws.cnf - Example configuration file for the Remote Services deployment with AWS
    • grb_rsr.exe - Gurobi Remote Services Router executable
    • grb_rsr.cnf - Default configuration file for the Remote Services Router
    • grb_ts.exe - Gurobi Token Server executable
    • grbgetkey.exe - retrieves your Gurobi license key from the Gurobi key server
    • grbprobe.exe - probes system details (typically not used)
    • data
      • files - Temporary data files for job execution
      • runtimes - Worker executables for supported versions
  • docs
    • remoteservices - Remote Services Reference Manual - HTML (open index.html in this directory)
    • remoteservices.pdf - Remote Services Reference Manual - PDF
  • resources - Internal resource files for web UI