ANSYS Licensing Issues

Updated: 
Fri, 2016-10-28 10:21
Issue Summary: 
ANSYS 16/17 not activated correctly or the license type needs to be changed.

Primary Method:

  • Navigate to: C:\Program Files\ANSYS Inc\Shared Files\Licensing\winx64
  • Right-click on anslic_admin.exe and click “Run as Administrator”
  • Click "Specify the License Server Machine" at the left
  • Enter port and hostnames as described in install instructions

 

Alternate Method (if error):

  • Search for "Command Prompt" in the Start Menu, Right-click and select "Run as Administrator"
  • Type in: cd C:\Program Files\ANSYS Inc\Shared Files\Licensing\winx64
  • Type in: run .\anslic_admin.exe –client160
  • Click "Specify the License Server Machine" at the left
  • Enter port and hostnames as described in install instructions