Just purchased NEW SOLIDWORKS licenses? Don’t forget to Reactivate your License Manager

Article by Harneel Heer created/updated May 18, 2019

If you have purchased additional SOLIDWORKS licenses to float on your existing network and received a notice from our office indicating they’ve been processed, then you have ONE CRUCIAL STEP left to perform before your users will be able to utilize these new licenses – REACTIVATE YOUR LICENSE MANAGER. While this only takes a couple of minutes to do, it is readily forgotten about.

Step 1: Load up the SolidNetWork Licence Manager on the Server machine that is hosting your licences

Step 2: From the ‘Server Administration’ tab, select ‘Modify’

Modify License

Modify License

Step 3: Choose the option to ‘Activate/Reactivate your product license’

Activate/Reactivate your product license

Activate/Reactivate your product license

Step 4: Select ‘Next’ to maintain the same firewall settings as you had before. For more information on this setting click here

Firewall settings

Firewall settings

Step 5: Click ‘Select All’ to highlight all of your SOLIDWORKS network serial numbers, if the serial number for the product you wish to add is not listed then click here to learn how to add additional keys to your network.

All serial numbers

All serial numbers

Step 6: After connecting to the SOLIDWORKS server, it should now have refreshed the licence count to include your new purchase.

Refreshed license count

Refreshed license count

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