Installing your STAR-CCM+ license for the first time
When you are installing STAR-CCM+ for the first time you
will receive a license file with the name “License_cdlmd.txt”. Note, the
license will be named “license.dat” if you download it from the Siemens license
The server line of you STAR-CCM+ license will look like
SERVER host_name 0a1b2c3d4e5f 1999
The SERVER line contains the details of the license server
machine to which the license has been tied, as described below.
will be the host name of the license server machine and can be edited if
will be the MAC address of the active Network Interface Card on the
license server machine. If the MAC address is incorrect, a new
license must be generated by Siemens.
- "1999" is the
default license server port. This is the initial port over which
other machines will contact the license server machine to request a
You may find the Host name and MAC address by downloading
and running “getcid_xx.exe” (same version as your server machine OS) on the
host machine from this shared external sharing location. Please
confirm your license file and getcid host_name and MAC address match. You may
only modify the host name, but not the MAC address in the license file. If they
do not match, please attach your license file and screenshot of getcid result.
Please read this article for a complete explanation of your
license file, Understanding
your Siemens license file.
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