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Install and set up Tekla License Borrow Tool for license borrowing

Last updated March 12, 2019 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

Software version: 
2019

Install and set up Tekla License Borrow Tool for license borrowing

Install and set up Tekla License Borrow Tool for license borrowing

Set up Tekla License Borrow Tool : install Tekla License Borrow Tool , connect Tekla Structures to the license server, and open the product ID file containing all Tekla Structures configurations and their product IDs. You may use the default product ID file ( standard.tpi ) or ask your administrator to send you a new and customized product ID file that contains only the configurations that you are allowed to use. This is phase 1 of the workflow Borrowing licenses for using Tekla Structures offline.



Install and set up Tekla License Borrow Tool for license borrowing
Borrow a Tekla license
Return a borrowed Tekla license

To install and set up Tekla License Borrow Tool :

  1. Download and install the latest Tekla License Borrow Tool from Tekla Downloads.
  2. Go to Tekla License Borrow > Tekla License Borrow Tool through the Start menu or Start screen , depending on your Windows operating system.
  3. In the Setup dialog box, enter the port number and the hostname (computer name) of the license server in the Server box in the format port@hostname , for example, 27007@server_hostname.

    You need to use exactly the same port and host name as in the licensing dialog box when starting Tekla Structures.

  4. Still in the Setup dialog box, click Browse and select the product ID file.
  5. Click OK.

    The Products area in the Tekla License Borrow Tool is updated. Now you can borrow licenses.

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