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SOLIDWORKS Tech Tip: Where do I download SolidNetwork (SNL) Manager?

If you are using a network license manager and you are planning to upgrade your SOLIDWORKS, the first step is to upgrade your SolidNetwork License (SNL) Manager on your server. You can upgrade SNL Manager while client machines are running SOLIDWORKS product. However, in some cases you may need to reboot SNL Manager. So, it is…

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SOLIDWORKS Administration: Moving to a new License Server

Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 are out; they are no longer supported by SolidWorks. The following compatibility chart is taken from http://www.solidworks.com/sw/support/SystemRequirements.html. SolidWorks Network License Server Operating Systems SolidWorks 2011 SolidWorks 2012 SolidWorks 2013 SolidWorks 2014 Windows 7(SP1 required for SolidWorks 2014) Windows 8.1 (64-bit only) (2014 SP1) Windows 8 (64-bit only) Windows Vista…

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Borrowing and Returning your SOLIDWORKS Network Licenses

You can borrow SOLIDWORKS licenses from the SolidNetwork License Manager so the license is available on a machine when not connected to your network. Obtaining a license You need to be connected to your network that has the SOLIDWORKS licenses.  Then you can open the SolidNetwork License Manager on the client machine.  This can be…

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Where is the Update for the SolidNetwork License Manager???

If you recently updated your SolidWorks to a newer version and use network licensing, you also need to update the License Manager otherwise will you receive a “License server does not support this feature” error when you launch SolidWorks at the client. The same installation media that was used to install SolidWorks can be used…

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