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Should network licensed install ask for license manager details?

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07-01-2013 06:50 AM

I have registered and been approved as an educational institute for installing the Autocad 2014 suite.  I've read that the installers for this are the network version only.  I've been emailed a SN and also submitted my license server details and had a license file returned via email to me.

 

I've set my license server up as per your instructions with the license file.

 

However, none of the applications will run.  They all give me a invalid Serial Number error and at no point am I prompted for the license server details from the clients. 

 

Please help.

 

Regards,

Ivan

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DarrenP
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Re: Should network licensed install ask for license manager details?

07-01-2013 06:57 AM in reply to: ivanchanBW

its probably because your installing as a standalone and not as network

if you are installing as network it does ask for server name

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Re: Should network licensed install ask for license manager details?

07-01-2013 07:11 AM in reply to: DarrenP

Thanks for the reply Darren.  I was beginning to suspect that.  I take it that is also why my SN is being rejected?

 

Why then is that the only set of downloads I can access?  There are no standalone or network versions to choose from.  Just the name of the application and 32 or 64-bit.

 

Seeing as I have now installed this on 26 PCs what are my options to getting AutoCAD and 3DS Max 2014 activated?

 

Thanks,

Ivan

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DarrenP
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Re: Should network licensed install ask for license manager details?

07-01-2013 07:14 AM in reply to: ivanchanBW

the standalone and network version are bundled in the same install/download

when installing you choose the correct version

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Re: Should network licensed install ask for license manager details?

07-01-2013 07:15 AM in reply to: ivanchanBW

ivanchanBW wrote:

 

 

Seeing as I have now installed this on 26 PCs what are my options to getting AutoCAD and 3DS Max 2014 activated?

 

Thanks,

Ivan


you may have to uninstall/reinstall if you installed them as a standalone

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Re: Should network licensed install ask for license manager details?

07-01-2013 07:31 AM in reply to: DarrenP

I'll try uninstalling and re-installing it again.  I don't remember seeing that as an option whilst installing.

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Re: Should network licensed install ask for license manager details?

07-03-2013 04:25 AM in reply to: ivanchanBW

Thanks Darren, I uninstalled and reinstalled AutoCAD2014 and selected network license and that's all working now.

 

We are however also wanting to use 3DSMax and the S/N is different to the AutoCAD 2014 one. 

As far as I can see the license server can only use the one license file so how do I enable it for both applications?

 

I get 'A valid license could not be obtained by the network license manager' error.

 

thanks.

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Re: Should network licensed install ask for license manager details?

07-03-2013 05:39 AM in reply to: ivanchanBW
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Re: Should network licensed install ask for license manager details?

07-04-2013 01:57 AM in reply to: ivanchanBW

Brilliant!  That's just what I was looking for (if I knew what I was looking for)  - all sorted now :manlol:

 

Thanks Darren you're a star!

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