How to Reactivate Your SolidNetWork License Manager

Article by Brian Childree on Apr 05, 2017

If you upgrade your SOLIDWORKS version or need to add additional SOLIDWORKS licenses to your existing SOLIDWORKS network, you must reactivate your license manager before the new licenses can be used.

Open your SolidNetWork License Manager (Server) and in the Server Administration tab, select Modify.

how to reactivate your solidnetwork license

Select “Activate/Reactivate a software license” and click Next.

activate/reactivate software license screen

Click “Select All” to highlight all serial numbers on this network and click Next.

Activate/transfer your solidworks product screen

Look through the list and make sure all your licenses and counts are correct and click Finish.

activation/reactivation succeeded screen

You have now successfully reactivated your SolidNetWork License Manager.

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About Brian Childree

Originally from Montana, Brian served in the US Air Force where he did machining and welding on A-10s and F-16s while stationed in Alaska and Afghanistan. He’s worked as a Design Engineer in multiple industries from medical, oil and gas, aerospace, consumer products and even interior lighting design. He graduated from the University of Utah’s Mechanical Engineering program and now works at GoEngineer as an Applications Engineer specializing in Simulation analysis.

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