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We are receiving few cases where customers have problems running our 2015 network versions and The Foundry software (e.g. Nuke). If you have installed License Manager 11.12 for the 2015 products (e.g. Maya) on a server that is already hosting the license server for The Foundry products, you may also... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2014 at Up and Ready
Most part of our products is activated online automatically. In some cases you may need to manually activate your standalone license product using an activation code provided by Autodesk. When you need an activation code you usually send the request code provided by the software during the activation at launch.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2013 at Up and Ready
For Simulation CFD we need different license modules in order to have the full license. The most important is the license for the User Interface, which is called Autodesk Simulation CFD Design Study Environment. To solve a simulation we need a module for the Solver. There are 3 Solver license... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2013 at Up and Ready
We have received few cases recently where when running AutoCAD LT 2013 for the Mac, the Menu bar and Tools Palettes are missing. The following two solutions seem to be the most useful to resolve these cases. Solution 1 Make sure AutoCAD LT 2013 is not running. Go into Utilities... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2013 at Up and Ready
I have seen cases where at installation time, copying-pasting the correct Product Key into the proper field was not allowing the installation to proceed. The Product Key seemed to be wrong. This was probably due to the fact that a trailing space was copied across with the code. Subsequent operations... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2013 at Up and Ready
We are getting some cases where customers cannot activate their product due to a licensing error message basically saying that the license has expired. There are no choices to either reactivate or run the product. FRE: Cette licence ne peut être prolongée. ENU: The license cannot be extended. Development has... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2012 at Up and Ready
We managed to resolve a tricky installation issue after trying several alternative solutions like: • Creation of new local admin user. • Run installation in diagnostic mode. • Modifying the registry according to the following blog post: The installation was stopping at the beginning, while showing “Installing DirectX” on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2012 at Up and Ready
This update resolves compatibility issues that have been reported while using the software on the latest versions of Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.8) and Mac OS X Lion. It also resolves problems reported by the Customer Error Reporting (CER) utility and other general problems identified after AutoCAD 2012 for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at Up and Ready
License Transfer Utility may fail to launch although you followed the documented procedure… ...not because you cannot find the directory or the LTU utility mentioned in the Help that is not giving the exact names… …but because the utility does not launch at all or displays the following message: In... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2011 at Up and Ready
Autodesk 2012 Content Explorer Service Hot Fix: This hotfix applies to the Autodesk 2012 Content Explorer Service (Public and Personal) and addresses the following issues: Users performing searches in Content Explorer may encounter incorrect paging results. Indexing problematic DWG files would require the Content Service to be restarted. Searching... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at Up and Ready
While the compatibility issues with some Autodesk products and the new Apple operating system 10.7.1 (Lion) are being worked on, forcing users not to upgrade, if you really cannot resist, you can create a partition on your hard disk (e.g. using Disk Utility) and install Lion there. You will be... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Up and Ready
This is just a quick post to let you know that it is possible to run several Autodesk (full) programs on the iPad. It might not be practical to use all the available features on the device but it is certainly worth to try, as an alternative to Remote Desktop.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2011 at Up and Ready
The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) is responsible for maintaining the official assignments of port numbers ( However, many unofficial uses of both well-known and registered port numbers occur in practice. Ports officially used by FLEXnet license manager for Autodesk products: flex-lm 27000-27009 FLEX LM (1-10) autodesk-nlm 2080/tcp Autodesk NLM... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2011 at Up and Ready
(Vault Workgroup/Collaboration/Professional) You installed a single server for network licensing, and now want to know how to change it from single server or redundant server licensing, to a distributed server. First, keep in mind, the license server have to be in the same geographic location as the ADMS Server. Example:... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at Up and Ready
In a redundant server configuration, the first three lines of the license file look like the following: SERVER SERVER1 000000000000 27005 SERVER SERVER2 000000000000 27005 SERVER SERVER3 000000000000 27005 With these settings the master server may change at every restart of the services. This could make license borrowing a little... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2011 at Up and Ready
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