How do I use license manager in SOLIDWORKS?

How does SOLIDWORKS license manager work?

SOLIDWORKS Network Licenses

The SolidNetWork License manager releases these seats on an as-needed basis and keeps track of who has each seat as well as for how long. Once a user’s computer is connected to the network with a license server, the computer will “use” a license whenever SOLIDWORKS is opened.

How do I open SOLIDWORKS Licence manager?

You can start the SolidNetWork License Manager from the Windows Start menu. In Windows, click Start > SOLIDWORKS Tools version > SolidNetWork License Manager Server.

How do I connect to a SOLIDWORKS license server?

To activate SolidNetWork licensing:

  1. Start SolidNetWork License Manager ( Start > Programs > SOLIDWORKS version > SolidNetWork License Manager > SolidNetWork License Manager ).
  2. When prompted to activate, click Yes.
  3. On the SolidNetWork License Server Information screen: …
  4. On the Activate Your SOLIDWORKS Product screen:

How do I install SOLIDWORKS Licence manager?

NOTE: The License Manager must be installed on a machine connected to the same network as all client machines.

  1. Locate the SOLIDWORKS Installation file set that you just downloaded and run Setup.exe.
  2. Select Install Server Components and Install SolidNetWork License Manager then click Next.

How do I activate MySolidWorks license?

In SOLIDWORKS, you clicked > Licenses > Activate. (You are in Activate mode.) In SOLIDWORKS, you clicked > Licenses > Deactivate . (You are in Deactivate mode.)

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How do I transfer a SOLIDWORKS license?

To transfer a license back to the server: In SOLIDWORKS, click Help > Transfer Licenses, and follow the instructions. To reactivate, go to the new or upgraded computer and activate the license as you did during the initial activation.

How do I find my solidworks license server?

Server Location

This application is found under Start > SOLIDWORKS Tools > SolidNetWork License Manager Client. On the Server List tab, add the appropriate port and server name.

How do I install SOLIDWORKS 2020 license manager?

Installing and Activating a License Manager

  1. Select the internet or email procedure.
  2. Supply email contact information.
  3. Click Next to proceed. Internet: Activation occurs automatically. Email: Press Save to create a request file, then send the file to

Where is the SOLIDWORKS license file?

In Windows, click Start, All Programs, SolidWorks <version>, SolidWorks <version>, SolidWorks Tools, SolidNetWork License Administrator. On the Server Administration tab, under License Server, click Stop. Under License File, click Modify, then click Next until you reach the Licenses box.

How do I update SOLIDWORKS Licence manager?

Upgrade Process

  1. Download the installation media to the server machine hosting the SNL manager. …
  2. Transfer the SOLIDWORKS Product License(s) …
  3. Move Product Licenses. …
  4. Transfer Serial Numbers. …
  5. Upgrade the SNL manager to the new version. …
  6. Accept The Terms. …
  7. Activate License on the Upgraded SNL Manager. …
  8. Verify Serial Numbers.
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