• Nodelock and Floating licenses together

    Hello all, can somebody help me?   Is possible to have NODELOCKED Xpedition - xPCB Layout 100 Ap SW (ascent) AND FLOATING HSR Option together? Does it work?   Many thanks Martin
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  • Need guidance for basic DPI example

    Hello,   I am trying to run a basic DPI example.   ==================================== =========SV FILE   top.sv ============== module top; import "DPI-C" string_sv2c=function void string_s...
  • Tip of the Week: Use System Restore

    System Restore's job is to keep notes of everything you change on your computer, enabling you to reverse them with a couple of clicks. On Windows 7, right-click Computer, select Properties > System Protection >...
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  • Tip of the Week: Testing an Oracle Server Installation

    Testing an Oracle Server Installation Use SQL Plus to verify that the database connection with the Oracle Server is okay.   Note: The Oracle version installed is 11gR2, 11.2.0.3.0   Procedure In Servi...
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  • License hosting on VM

    As IT department I manage license servers and need to modernize our license server infrastructure.   What is the advice when we have to move from 3 physical license servers (flexnet  triad)  to virtual...
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  • Mentor Licensing and Flexnet Manager Planner

    We are starting to use Flexnet Manager Planner v15.5 and would like to load the Mentor license product to feature mapping. Does anyone have the Flexnet Manager Planner format specific XML file to do this? The site rep...
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  • Tip of the Week: Enable Multilib Support on RHEL 6

    Mentor Graphics products built on 32-bit Linux platforms can run on a 64-bit OS, but they still require 32-bit runtime libraries. On RHEL 6 the 32-bit libraries are not included with the media, but they are available ...
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  • Tip of the Week: Vacation Reading!

    With the vacation season approaching fast, can I recommend some interesting articles on Mentor's blog pages.   Alternatively, you could take a look while waiting for software to load (as this is the Licensing / ...
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  • Flotherm run error in new machine Win 7

    I have got a severe headache on Flotherm run error and would seek your expert advice.   Flotherm is installed in new PC Win 7. Whenever I run Flotherm for a slightly large problem (mesh 500K to 1M), it often sho...
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  • Tip of the Week: What version of FLEXnet do I have currently installed?

    Open Lmtools and click Help > About Or Open a command prompt window and navigate to the folder where the license manager resides. Run the command: lmutil lmver lmgrd
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  • Tip of the Week: Will my license file allow me to run PADS VX?

    With the PADS VX release just around the corner, now is the time to download your most current license file from SupportNet, to check and make sure it will support the new release:   SupportNet license file down...
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  • Tip of the Week: Limit startup programs to speed up your computer

    Sometimes programs you install are set to automatically run each time Windows starts up. You may not even realize the software is running in the background, since you may not see any visual sign of the program. Howeve...
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  • Tip of the Week: Changing your password

    The HeartBleed bug has been in the news this week, so this week’s tip is to remind users to change their Supportnet and Community passwords.   Changing your Supportnet / Community password   In Suppo...
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  • Tip of the Week: Only check your license server once!

    One of the first questions to ask when investigating performance issues is “Which license server is the tool looking at?”   Very often, the answer is “It’s looking at the right server, bu...
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  • Tip of the Week: The PADS Installation and Licensing page

    If you're looking for information on any of the following PADS Flow installation and licensing topics, click on over to the PADS Install and Licensing page!   Important licensing changes in the latest release ...
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  • Tip of the Week: Where can I download my license file?

    I have noticed a recent increase in the number of customers asking for their latest authorization codes (licenses) - so this week's "Tip of the Week" is a reminder.   Licenses for your site are available from Su...
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  • Tip of the Week: The 'tasklist' and 'findstr' DOS commands

    This week we'll explore a couple of very useful commands that you can run in the DOS prompt (cmd.exe) -   Tasklist  This command lists all of the processes that are running in memory, similar to opening 'Ta...
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  • Tip of the Week: Disable the UAC prompt to authorize tool execution

    By default, a user on Windows Vista, Windows 7, or 2008 Server will be prompted to approve any program they attempt to run if the software is not on a local file system.  This is an annoyance for anyone installin...
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  • Tip of the Week: Process Explorer

    Last time I wrote Tip of the Week I told you about how you can get the Windows Task Manager to show you more data. This time, I'm going to show you an even better tool- Process Explorer.   Process Explorer, whic...
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  • Tip of the Week: Maintaining multiple WDIR locations (by release)

    Some of the files under the WDIR (for example: user.cns) are not compatible with all versions of SDD (EE/BSXE/PADS/IND) Flow software, and in some cases can actually cause applications to crash. For this reason it is ...
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