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Solid Edge 2020: New Common Licensing  

 

Sam Estrada
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Teamcenter Central Moderator
Joined: 10 months ago
Posts: 8
26/07/2019 3:00 pm  
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The Solid Edge 2020 Transition Plan:

  • Solid Edge 2020 is now joining the Common License Platform!
  • It will now have the same licensing methods as NX, TC, NX CAM, and other Common Licensing ToolKit (CLT) based products.
  • Solid Edge seats can now be on the same Sold-to & in the same license file with other CLT products
license file
  • The Solid Edge CID is now COMPOSITE2
  • License Utility shows the defined license file path for the SE_LICENSE_SERVER environment variable
COMPOSITE2

If you do plan to upgrade to Solid Edge 2020:

  • Customers must upgrade to the new license scheme
  • Solid Edge 2020 licenses will NOT validate previous versions
  • This is due to the new license changes

Solid Edge License Types:

  • (Perpetual) Node Locked
  • Subscription Node Locked
  • Cloud Enabled
  • Floating Licenses
    • Solid Edge Server Dongle method
    • Unique Host ID method

Solid Edge 2020 Transition Plan for Existing Node Locked Customers

(Perpetual) Node Locked check
  • Siemens has your current SE CID that is associated with your Sold-to ID
  • For Solid Edge 2020, Siemens made an internal name change from SE CID to COMPOSITE2
  • The new Solid Edge 2020 license will be ready to use for your current workstation.
Subscription Node Locked check
  • Auto-renewal for SE 2020 subscriptions will continue to recieve pre-SE 2020 license files
  • Siemens has your current SE CID that in association with your Sold-to ID
  • For SE 2020, Siemens made an internal name change from SE CID to COMPOSITE2
  • After transitioning to SE 2020, Auto-renewal will provide a SE 2020 COMPOSITE2 based license file
  • Solid Edge will be ready to use on your current workstation
Cloud Enabled check
  • SE 2020 will continue using the current User Based Cloud Services enablement
  • The new COMPOSITE2 value's use will be to identify unique machines
  • Solid Edge will be ready to use on your current workstation

Solid Edge 2020 Transition Plan for Existing Floating Customers

New SPLM License Server
  • Solid Edge 2020 is now utilizing same CLT platform as NX and Teamcenter; Solid Edge customers will need to download and install new License Manager
  • You can download this from GTAC or Swoosh
  • It is also part of the Solid Edge 2020 install media
  • This will replace the prior version of Solid Edge License Manager
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(SE Only Customers)

Solid Edge Server Dongle Method
  • Solid Edge Server Dongles (SE HWKEY ID=362243) are being retired
  • All floating seats will be validated against the CLT COMPOSITE ID
    • COMPOSITE ID currently validates license servers for products like NX and Teamcenter
  • Active maintenance customers will receive a temporary 30 Day SE 2020 license
    • At 29 Days, the daily count down dialog will display each time you start Solid Edge
Unique Host ID Method (Solid Edge ONLY Sold To)
  • All current Unique Host ID (MAC Address) products are being retired
  • All floating seats will be validated against the CLT COMPOSITE ID
    • COMPOSITE ID currently validates license servers for products like NX and Teamcenter
  • Active maintenance customers will receive a temporary 30 Day SE 2020 license
    • At 29 Days, the daily count down dialog will display each time you start Solid Edge
Solid Edge 2020 Floating Licenses (CLT) check

***Always use the CID associated with the physical Ethernet Network Card.

  1. Click on Enter CID
  2. Server 1 Line - Enter your COMPOSITE ID
  3. Enter the Hostname (Server Computer Name)

***NOTE: Check carefully to ensure that you enter the COMPOSITE ID and Hostname correctly. You can only enter this information once. If your need to change this information in the future, please contact Swoosh Support. Customers may also contact their Swoosh Support for help in registering their COMPOSITE ID

  • Once the COMPOSITE ID is registered, the permanent license will be generated & delivered
  • Customers will replace the temp licesnse with the new license on the new SPLM License install location

***NOTE: Solid Edge 2020 licenses will NOT validate previous versions. Customers may continue using their Pre-SE 2020 licenses in parallel during the migration to SE 2020.

dongle
License File statement: "This release requires a composite Host-ID for licensing the products on this license file. Until the Composite Host-ID(s) is registered using your WebKey account at: https://www.siemens.com/gtac/licensemanagement, licenses will be generated with a 30-day expiration using the Standard Host-ID currently listed for this configuration. If no supported Standard Host-ID is listed, a 7-day temporary license is provided."
license server
Make note of the Hostname and COMPOSITE ID.
Host ID
Click on the Composite Host ID (CID) entry and information page.

Blended Sold-to IDs

Unique Host ID check
  • Blended Sold-to IDs have both Solid Edge and other CLT products, NX, Teamcenter...
  • Pre-Solid Edge 2020 customers have 2 license files, and license servers
    • One with License Daemon SELMD & MACaddress fro Solid Edge products
    • One with License Daemon UGSLMD & COMPOSITE ID for CLT products
  • With Solid Edge 2020, customers will receive a single license file with all products
  • License Daemon UGSLMD and validated against the existing COMPOSITE ID
This topic was modified 4 months ago by Kaitlyn Olsen

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