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DriveWorks License Management

The License Management tool is used to:

  • View license information for fixed licenses that have been activated on the machine.
  • Configure the License Manager to be the Floating (Network) License Server.
  • Add and activate floating licenses to the License Manager.
  • Return fixed and floating Licenses that have been activated on the machine.
  • Repair untrusted licenses.
  • Add and Return DriveWorks Live Licenses. Also view and manage current active connections.

    See Licensing DriveWorks Live for more information.

New Versions

Each new version of DriveWorks License Management will host and serve earlier version DriveWorks licenses.

Where to install DriveWorks License Management

New Versions

Each new version of DriveWorks License Management will host and serve earlier version DriveWorks licenses.

DriveWorks License Management should be installed along with each application that a Fixed License has been purchased for (see License Types below for information on the license types available for each DriveWorks Pro module).

Doing this will allow you to view the license information for that product and also return the license should you require it to be reactivated on another machine.

When a Network License has been purchased, DriveWorks License Management should also be installed on a machine that acts as the License Server.

Please see Multi-application Deployment in the section Deployment Scenarios in the article How To: Deploy DriveWorks Pro for advice on where to locate DriveWorks License Management.
License Types

Launch DriveWorks License Management

The License Management Tool is launched from:

Windows Start Button> All Programs> DriveWorks{Version Number}> Tools> DriveWorks License Management (OS type)

Licensing on a Virtual Machine (VM)

Please see Licensing on a Virtual Machine when using a Fixed License on a VM or the VM is the Network License Server.

Add a License

From the appropriate tab of the License Manager:

  1. Click Add.
  2. Copy and paste the license code you have been sent.

    Please note, if you are manually entering the code, take care to enter it exactly as it has been given

  3. Click Next to enter your Registration Information, check the box to accept the Privacy Policy.
  4. Click Next to activate.
  5. Click Finish when done.

To Return a License

  1. Select the license that is to be returned and click View.
  2. Click Return License.
  3. Click Finish on the License Management wizard once it is complete.
A DriveWorks License code can only be returned a maximum of twice in a 24 hour period.
The machine that the license has been returned from, must be connected to the internet.

Retrieve the Log File from the Network License Server

To retrieve the log from the Network License Server please follow the steps below:

  1. Open File Explorer.
  2. Follow the file path below and ensure the version number (of DriveWorks) that you are using is in the file path-

    C:\ProgramData\DriveWorks\[Version Number]\LicensingData\Log.txt

  3. Double click on the Log.txt file to open the log.

A type of license that restricts the use of the software to a single computer.

A type of software license that gives the ability to share a limited number of licenses among a large number of machines.