Have you just successfully installed your SOLIDWORKS Network License Manager on a server computer and when you launch SOLIDWORKS on a client computer get this message? The most common reason the client computers cannot communicate with the server is because Windows Firewall is blocking the required communication ports. Tech Tip: A quick way to troubleshoot if the Windows Firewall is causing issues is to temporarily disable the Windows Firewall on the server computer and try to launch SOLIDWORKS on a […]
The 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 floating licenses. Reading the SolidNetWork license manager can get very confusing. Hopefully this blog will clarify how to read its contents. How to get to the SNL. Go to Start > Programs > SOLIDWORKS version > SolidNetWork License Manager On the SolidNetWorks License Manager, you'll find 5 tabs. The tabs are: […]
For customers with a network installation of SOLIDWORKS, one of the first steps is to upgrade the SolidNetWork License Manager on the server. Here are the steps to download the SolidNetWork License Manager 2014 installation file.
The release of 2010 comes with a influx of questions from SNL customers who are a little confused about the install and configuration of their new activation based SNL. To try and clear some of this up I have created a couple of documents that will hopefully answer ninety percent of the questions that will come up when installing and configureing your new license server. Remember that the guides here are general references, if you are looking for the full SNL administration […]