CATIA V5: Transitioning from LUM to DSLS (CATIA V5R21)

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This guide contains the steps required to change from LUM licensing to DSLS licensing. Note: Ensure CATIA is closed before transition.

This guide contains the steps required to change from LUM licensing to DSLS licensing. Note: Ensure CATIA is closed before transition.

1) On the machine running CATIA create the following directory and file:

– C:\ProgramData\DassaultSystemes\Licenses\DSLicSrv.txt
    – Within DSLicSrv.txt  write the line <Server Name>:4085

server name 4085

2) Remove the DSLICENSING=LEGACY line from the CATIA environment file.

C:\ProgramData\DassaultSystemes\CATEnv\CATIA.V5R21.B21.txt

3) Make sure the client can see port 4085, either the Firewall needs to be disabled or an exception needs to be added for that port.

Start > Control Panel > Windows Firewall

The machine should already have an existing Inbound and Outbound Rule which allows the machine to connect to the server via port 1515 to obtain a license.  This needs to be changed to 4085.

i) Click Advanced Settingson the left pane

ii) SelectInbound Rules on the left pane then New Rule…

iii) Select Port and click Next

select port and click next

iv) Select TCP and Type 4085 in the Specific local ports (Repeat for UDP):

Select TCP and Type 4085 in the Specific local ports (Repeat for UDP)

v) Select Allow the connection

Allow the connection

vi) If the user is connected the network using company domain then select Domain, otherwise select relevant connection type.

Select Domain, or otherwise connection type

vii) Create a appropriate Name and Description for the rule, then click Finish

Name, Description and Finish

viii) Repeat steps for Outbound Rules and on the license server.

4) Start CATIA and select License available.

Note: May need to deselect licenses from CATIA License selection window and restarting CATIA application.

Or alternatively deleting the Licensing.CATSettings file in CATSettings folder.

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Billy Chan