SolidNetWork License Manager

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SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager Troubleshooting (SNL)

SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License (SNL) Manager Troubleshooting

A SOLIDWORKS Network License requires a network connection between the server and client machines.  The server runs the SolidNetWork License Manager service and client machines must verify a connection and available licenses from the server before SOLIDWORKS will open.  Communication errors are commonly found on…

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Using the SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager Client

SolidNetWork Client License Usage

When you install a SOLIDWORKS Network license a SolidNetWork License Manager Client application is also installed allowing users to view available network licenses, change the server location, borrow licenses, or change the license check out order. Activating the Client Manager To activate the SolidNetWork License…

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Using the SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager Server

SolidNetWork License Server Administration

Here is an overview of the SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License (SNL) Manager Server application that is used to manage SOLIDWORKS network licenses. After installing the SolidNetWork License Manager on your server machine you will then be able to manage the service. Activating the License Manager Server…

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How to Install SOLIDWORKS Network License

SolidNetWork License Activated

In this tech tip we provide an overview of how to install the SOLIDWORKS Network license desktop version, this process applies to SOLIDWORKS Standard, Professional, or Premium software. You will first register your serial number, download the software, and install the SolidNetWork License Server and…

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Alternative Method to Move SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License

Move SOLIDWORKS license

For the most part, moving the SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License can be performed, as explained in my colleague’s article, Moving The SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License (SNL) Manager. But in some cases, Windows user permissions can cause issues. Many of these issues can be addressed by logging into…

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Troubleshooting SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager After a Server Move

Troubleshooting SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager

In his article “Moving The SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License (SNL) Manager“, my colleague Andrew, explains how to move the SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager to another server. And for the most part, this works well. But in some cases, the licensing server that the client computers point…

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Specifying a New License Manager Server Location for SOLIDWORKS PDM

License Manager Server

When server components are moved, in particular, the SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager, the path to the new location may need to be defined. This is done from the SOLIDWORKS PDM Administration.  To do this, double-click the License node to open it. In the server list,…

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Setting Up a SOLIDWORKS PDM Test Environment for a New Major Release

When there is a new release of SOLIDWORKS PDM, it is wise to first test the upgrade so that you can identify and address any problems, before updating your production vault. SOLIDWORKS PDM uses the SolidNetWork License Manager (SNL) and this needs to first be…

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Why did SOLIDWORKS CAM or Visualize fail to obtain a license?

Are you experiencing a failed to obtain license error for SOLIDWORKS CAM Standard or SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard?  Noticed an expiry date regarding licenses for these products?  Why does this happen?  If other SOLIDWORKS products still launch, or if you are using SOLIDWORKS Term Licensing, then…

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