Fixing Of ANSYS License Errors

This error is one of the most encountered errors in ANSYS products. Solution of this ANSYS license error is somewhat basic. In here we summarized the solution of Lincese error of ANSYS.

How To Solve License Error OF ANSYS?

License server error ANSYS.

When you double clicked on ANSYS Workbench to open it, error box appeared like above after the interface of ANSYS is opened.

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First off all, you need to check your ‘HOSTNAME’. To do it, open the ‘ANSYS License Management Center’ by searching it from ‘Start’ at Windows. And run it as administrator. In your default browser, your license situations will be shown as below.

License manager situation of ANSYS.
Click on ‘Get System Hostid Information’.

In this interface, click on ‘Get System Hostid Information’ as shown by red arrow above then check your hostname and hostids as shown by green arrow above.

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So you need to start ‘Client ANSLIC_ADMIN Utility 1x.x’ from ‘Start’ of your Windows. x’es refers your version such as ANSYS 17.1 etc. Run it as administrator.

From the opened interface, click on ‘Specify The License Server Machine’. A second window will be opened. Then click on ‘Add Server Machine Specification’ from this window.

Enter your hostname into that section.

After clicking on ‘Add Server Machine Specification’, copy your HOSTNAME that is shown by green arrow previously, then paste it to ‘Hostname 1’ section. Then click on ‘OK’ button to save it. Then click on ‘Close’ to first window.

Retry to open your Workbench.

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