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UT Arlington
OIT: Office of Information Technology ·  Work Order · 817-272-2208 · System Status

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System requirements: Windows


The instructions on this page are for university owned machines only that have "Property of UT Arlington" asset tags, also referred to as UTA assets in this document.  These are typical faculty/staff office computers that are connected to the UTA network. Depending on the purpose of using this software, you need to select proper license after you start ANSYS.

Please contact our Help Desk for instructions on how to obtain ANSYS for computer labs utilizing an imaged based deployment, such as Microsoft SCCM. 


How to Use:

  1. Click the License Management button to license the ANSYS product(s) you just installed.

  2. Click No when asked Is this a license server machine?

  3. Click Yes when asked Do you want to continue with setup to configure this system to be a client system?

  4. The license port number should be pre-filled with 1055. Do not change this number unless it is not 1055. Click Next to continue.

  5. Select the option for one license server. Click Next to continue.

  6. Enter for the license server name and click Next to continue.

  7. Click Finish to end licensing process. Your ANSYS software is now properly licensed.  Learn how to check out proper Teaching or Research license by clicking here.

  8. Click Exit to end ANSYS DVD Launcher.