How to reactivate SOLIDWORKS license server

 

When SOLIDWORKS workstation is using SOLIDWORKS network license (SNL), workstation is connected to a server (or workstation acting as server) that hosts company's SOLIDWORKS licenses through a software called SolidNetwork License Manager (SNL Manager).

 

When a new license is bought to existing network license "pool", SNL Manager in the server/workstation needs to be reactivated to get that newly bought license into a list of available licenses.

 

Please re-activate SOLIDWORKS license server by following these instructions:

 

1. Go to a server that hosts SOLIDWORKS network license and has SolidNetwork License Manager installed. You can go to a server physically or use remote-desktop connection to connect to server if that is possible in your network setup.

 

2. Launch SolidNetwork License Manager.

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3. Select "Server Administration" tab and press "Modify".

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4. Select the option "Activate/Reactivate your product license(s)".

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5. Do not change any settings in "SolidNetWork License Server Information" tab and press "Next".

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6. Press "Select All" to select all licenses. Select the option "Automatically over the internet...". Type your email address and finally press "Next".

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7. Wait for few seconds until you get a confirmation that all licenses have been successfully activated.

Press "Finish".

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Now all licenses have been successfully reactivated. All newly bought licenses have become available for users.

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