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Solution Of Siemens NX® Initialization Error(License Error)

This is one of the most encountered errors of Siemens NX® software. But solutions to license errors are very easy. The problem can be originated from your licensing options, internet connections, etc. Here is the solution of Siemens NX® initialization error also called as license error below.

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How To Solve Siemens NX® License Error?

Siemens NX® license error message.

The message of Siemens NX® license error will be like above. It says ‘License Error: License server machine is down or not responding. Check that SPLM-LICENSE_SERVER is set correctly.[-96]’ As it says, the solution is very basic actually.


Open the directory of where Siemens NX® is installed. Open the folder named ‘Siemens’, then open the folder named ‘PLMLicenseServer’ inside the ‘Siemens’ folder. There is an application named ‘lmtools’. Run this application as administrator.

Select Siemens PLM License Server.

From the appeared window, select the ‘Siemens PLM License Server’ option.

Click on ‘Start/Stop/Reread’.

After selecting the Siemens PLM License Server from the above list, then click on the ‘Start/Stop/Reread’ option as shown by the red arrow above.

Click on ‘Stop Server’ and wait until the process is done, then click on ‘Start Server’.


This can be the solution for that license error in Siemens NX®. Do not forget to leave your comments and questions below about the solution to the Siemens NX® license error. Your precious feedbacks are very important for us.

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