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Solidworks 2008 - could not obtain a licence for solidworks

Question asked by ben freriechs on Nov 8, 2010
Latest reply on Nov 9, 2010 by ben freriechs



I'm currently working as deskop support trying to install Solidworks 2008. I've installed this on other machines and it installs fine but this time I encounteed an error:-


could not obtain a licence for solidworks. Cannot connect to licenceserver (-15,10,10061)


We use an authentification server brnas03 port 25734 to authenticate solidworks licences.

I've tried going into Solidnetwork Licence Administrator to manually configure settings but it defaults to 7585@brnas03 which should be 25734@brnas03. I've tried to remove 7585 and add 25734 but the setting will not save. can anybody offer some advise on how to get around this. is there a registry key i can edit?