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Changing MathCAD client's network license authentication

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.
  • 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" in the server name field
    • MathCAD version 15 would use
    • MathCAD Prime would use


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


Available To:

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

System requirements: Windows