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Update the Tekla Structures license server

Last updated September 10, 2018 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Software version: 
2018i

Update the Tekla Structures license server

Update the Tekla Structures license server

We recommend that you have the newest version of Tekla Structures license server software installed on the Tekla Structures license server. Tekla Structures license server is backward compatible with Tekla Structures.

The version of Tekla Structures License Borrow Tool should be the same as the version of Tekla Structures license server. For more information about the compatibility between Tekla Structures versions and Tekla Structures license server versions, see Which license server version to use.

Before you start the license server update, turn off the internal firewall and pause the antispyware/antivirus protection.

Remember to save the model that you are working with and close Tekla Structures before the server update.

To update the Tekla Structures license server:

  1. Go to Tekla Structures Licensing > LMTOOLS through the Start menu or Start screen , depending on your Windows operating system.
  2. On the Stop/Start/Reread tab, click Stop Server to stop the Tekla Structures license server and any other licensing services.

    When you have completed installing the Tekla Structures license server, you can restart the other licensing services.

  3. Backup any files you have modified in the C:\TeklaStructures\License\Server folder.

    You do not need to back up tekla.lic or tekla.opt , because the installer will not changes these files.

  4. Download the latest version of the Tekla Structures license server on the server or computer from Tekla Downloads.
  5. Install the downloaded license server with administrator rights using the automatic installation for normal setup. Follow the instructions displayed on the screen.

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