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Changing MathCAD client's network license aunthentication

Description:

Check or Change the license server address on a 32-bit version of MathCAD

  • Find the mclicense.exe file in the C:\Program Files\Mathcad\Mathcad "ver"\mclicense folder.
    • On a 64-bit machine the path would start with C:\Program Files (x86)
  • Double-click on the mclicense.exe file.
  • A Mathcad License Setup window will appear
  • Select the radial button for I want to configure Mathcad to use a FlexLM server from the list of choices.
    LicenseSetup
  • The currently used license server will be displayed in the server name field.
  • To change the license server name, enter the License Server DNS alias lm-mathcad"ver".uta.edu in the server name field
    • MathCAD version 15 would use lm-mathcad15.uta.edu
    • MathCAD Prime would use lm-mathcad.uta.edu

LicSetup2

  • Click the next button.
  • Then click the Finish button.
    LicSetup3

 

Available To:

  • Faculty (currently appointed) and Staff
  • Currently Enrolled UT Arlington Students

System requirements: Windows