SOLIDWORKS License

SOLIDWORKS SolidNetwork License Manager Options File Case Insensitive Setting

The SolidNetWork License Manager allows you to reserve licenses for a particular set of users.  You need to create an Options file for the License Manager.  This article provides more information on how it’s created: How to Reserve Licenses on SolidNetWork License Manager for Users…

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SOLIDWORKS License Buyers Guide

SOLIDWORKS license buyers guide

Need a SOLIDWORKS License? There are many varieties of SOLIDWORKS license available and they can be tailored to fit your needs.  This article discusses the different license types and will assist you in finding the best solution.  Contact our knowledgeable Technical Sales Team for more…

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SOLIDWORKS Activation Wizard

SOLIDWORKS Activation Wizard

We receive a few calls on a daily basis that our customers ask us to release a license from a computer. Usually it happens when they are trying to move SOLIDWORKS from one machine to another and they forgot to deactivate the license on the…

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How to obtain a SOLIDWORKS Document Manager API License Key

SOLIDWORKS Document Manager license key

The SOLIDWORKS Document Manager API requires a license key. This license can be requested via the SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal for SOLIDWORKS customers who are currently active on subscription service. Each user of the SOLIDWORKS Document Manager API must have a license key. Here is how you can…

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How to release a SOLIDWORKS PDM license when you Work Offline

SOLIDWORKS PDM Free License

In SOLIDWORKS PDM switching to Work Offline  mode will not automatically free a PDM license; To release the license you must exit or Log off PDM via the System Tray; Then you’re free to Work Offline without consuming a license;

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SOLIDWORKS licenses will expire in XX days, what does this message mean?

There have been cases where users received a message saying “SOLIDWORKS licenses will expire in XX days” on a SolidNetWork License (SNL) client machine when they start up SOLIDWORKS. What is the problem? SOLIDWORKS allows you to use the software without activating it only for…

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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…

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Re-Activating your EPDM Licenses after an update of your EPDM system [VIDEO]

One of the most common questions we receive from both new and experienced SolidWorks Enterprise PDM administrators is surrounding the procedure to update the EPDM licenses after an upgrade of the EPDM system or during the initial installation and setup of an EPDM System. Take a look at the following clip as I take you through the process to update a license file with one that you would have received from the SolidWorks Customer Portal or via an email from your SolidWorks reseller.

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