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Procedure for activating your 2018 Tekla Structures Licence


Software version: 2018

Last updated March 23, 2018 by Trimble Solutions UK tekla.support.uk@trimble.com

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Procedure for activating your 2018 Tekla Structures Licence

The following steps will guide you through the correct procedure for activating your 2018 Tekla Structures Licence.

  1. Open the Tekla Structures License Administration Tool,
    Start  > All Programs > Tekla Structures Licensing > Tekla Structures License Administration Tool
  1. Deactivate all old licences, select the licence and click the Deactivate button located on the top toolbar


  1. Uninstall the Tekla Structures License Administration Tool from your pc/server, open your Control Panel
  2. In the view by dropdown menu, select Category
  3. Click on Uninstall a program


  1. Select the Tekla Structures License Server 2017
  2. Click Uninstall


  1. Temporarily deactivate all your anti virus software
  2. Download the new Tekla Structures License Server 2017
  3. Run the .TsLicSrvSetup_2017.exe file to install the new Tekla Structures License Administration Tool
  4. You will now need the Entitlement email you have received. Save the attached EntitlementCertificate.html file in the following folder, C:\TeklaStructures\License\Server
  5. Open the new Tekla Structures License Administration Tool,
    Start  > All Programs > Tekla Structures Licensing > Tekla Structures License Administration Tool
  6. Click the Open... button located on the top toolbar. This will take you to the license\server folder


  1. Select your new licence, EntitlementCertificate.html
  2. Click Open


  1. Select the number of licenses you want to activate from the dropdown menu
  2. Click the Activate button located on the top toolbar

Your license will display in the bottom Activated Licenses box.

  1. Make sure the Notify Server button located on the top toolbar is displaying a green symbol

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