Trouble Activating DraftSight? – Here is some info to help you along…

Article by Chris Briand, CSWE updated June 17, 2011


As a follow-up to Scott’s great article: What to do if your DraftSight installation has expired — I thought I should highlight another great resource PDF that the DraftSight Team had posted to help with activating DraftSight.

March 2017 UPDATE: A new Critical Hotfix is now available for DraftSight

The image below is a snapshot of a PDF flowchart that focuses on any issues activating DraftSight, and what settings are required if your IT department has employed security settings that are preventing you from activating DraftSight online.

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Chris Briand, CSWE

Chris has been educating and supporting Engineers, Designers and IT Personnel within the 3D CAD industry since 2002, and was adopted into the fantastic team of applications experts here at Javelin Technologies in early 2006 and migrated along with his team members to the TriMech Solutions team in 2021.  Chris enjoys the continuous learning driven by the ingenuity and challenges Designers bring forward. Innovation using 3D Printing, 3D CAD and other technologies, combined with a diverse background as a technologist, allows Chris to find solutions that accelerate Designers, and take Design Teams to new heights. Chris is currently being held at an undisclosed location, near Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.