PADS Install and Licensing

Document created by guy_wettstein on Jan 10, 2012Last modified by andrew_audova on Oct 17, 2012
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The following documents contain information, including videos, for installing and configuring licensing for PADS:

PADS Installation:

 

Learn more about important licensing changes in the PADS9.5 release:

Important licensing changes in PADS9.5


How to install the PADS Flow software?


How to remove the PADS Flow software?

 

Which PADS Flow release am I entitled to use?

Best practices for a successful installation

 

PADS installation and licensing transition info:

History of key licensing and installation changes/transitions in PADS

 

PADS Users:

How to install a license for my machine or hardware key (Mobile Compute) http://communities.mentor.com/community/movies/movies_icon.png

How to consume licenses from a server http://communities.mentor.com/community/movies/movies_icon.png

Using the Mentor License Utility to query and edit the licensing environment http://communities.mentor.com/community/movies/movies_icon.png

 

License Server Administrators (if applicable):

How to configure my Windows machine as the license server http://communities.mentor.com/community/movies/movies_icon.png

How and when to upgrade the license server for PADS Flow applications http://communities.mentor.com/community/movies/movies_icon.png

How to add additional licenses to the license file on the server http://communities.mentor.com/community/movies/movies_icon.png

 

Common PADS licensing problems:

Warning message: "The following product options expire in fewer than 30 days" http://communities.mentor.com/community/movies/movies_icon.png

Generating a Run-time Diagnostic Report with the Mentor License Utility http://communities.mentor.com/community/movies/movies_icon.png

PADS consumes too many licenses http://communities.mentor.com/community/movies/movies_icon.png

PADS Suite license doesn’t work with older releases http://communities.mentor.com/community/movies/movies_icon.png

Mgls.dll crash when launching PADS applications (9.3.1 and older) http://communities.mentor.com/community/movies/movies_icon.png

Nodelocked USB license doesn’t work on XP Mode machine http://communities.mentor.com/community/movies/movies_icon.png

How to verify and install/fix hardware key driver problems with PADS

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