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Administering Licenses Using a SolidNetWork License Manager

SolidNetWork License Manager supports multiple license clients by distributing licenses to clients on the network. This allows the number of users to exceed the number of licenses by using floating licenses.

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  • SolidNetWork License Manager software is installed and activated on the license manager computer only.
  • License client computers do not have any additional SolidNetWork-specific software installed.

    If you specify a SolidNetWork License serial number when installing, SolidWorks Installation Manager identifies that computer as a SolidNetWork license client. SolidWorks Installation Manager prompts you for the SolidNetWork license manager computer name and port number to connect the client to the license manager.

  • The license manager and all license clients must have TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) connectivity.


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