Licenses have both an expiry date and a version number. The expiry date is easy to read, but what about the version number?
The version number (sometimes referred to by Mentor as the “Exact Access Date”) determines which version of the product you are allowed to use. If you have a support contract in place when a version of software is released will you be able to use it.
The version number appears as the 4th entry on an INCREMENT line in your license file: