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How to set up the FLACS-CFD license

FLACS-CFD is commercial software and protected against misuse in several ways. To legally use FLACS-CFD, you have to obtain a license. This article provides general information on how to set up and manage your FLACS-CFD license. For details on how to install the FLACS software package, please read the article on How to install FLACS. What kind of license manager does…

FLACS network license: trouble-shooting license server communication problems

When using a network license, Windows client computers intended to run FLACS sometimes have problems communicating via the network with the FLACS license server. In this case, the FLACS applications on the client (e.g. CASD, Flowvis, and the Flacs simulator) do not get permission to start and show an error message. Setting explicitly certain timeout parameters may help to solve…

How to install a license update key

When a license update or renewal is requested, you will receive it in the form of a V2C file from Gexcon. This article describes several ways to apply the update from the V2C file. Use the Admin Control Center web interface Log in to the FLACS license server, i.e. the computer where your license hardware key (dongle) is inserted into…

How to connect client computer to license server

In general, a client computer (intended to run FLACS) will automatically detect a network license server (computer having license key), when both the client computer and the license server are part of the same local network. If this (for some reason) does not happen (or the license server and the client computer are not included in the same local network),…

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