PADS Install and Licensing

Version 8

    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