Licensing

Modified on Wed, 26 Jun at 3:20 PM

Licensing

Generated licenses are required for local on-prem DSim use. They are intended for individual use only.


On-prem licenses are not required to access Metrics DSim Cloud features, including running simulations in the cloud.


Only one license can be valid at a time. Currently, licenses are valid for 90 days.


Licenses can be administered from your DSim Cloud Portal.



Viewing Licenses


DSim Desktop

If you do not have a license installed, a warning symbol appears beside your DSim installation under LOCAL TOOL INSTALLATIONS of DSim Desktop.



To generate a license, hover over your DSim installation and click Manage Licenses.



If required, allow Visual Studio Code to open the external website. Jump to Generating Licenses.


When a license is installed, a check mark appears beside your DSim installation under LOCAL TOOL INSTALLATIONS of DSim Desktop.



To manage existing licenses, hover over your DSim installation and click Manage Licenses.



If required, allow Visual Studio Code to open the external website. Jump to Managing Licenses.



DSim Cloud Portal

Click Licenses under the Profile icon of DSim Cloud Portal.



If you do not have a valid license, jump to Generating Licenses.



If you have a valid license, jump to Managing Licenses.




Generating Licenses

1. If you do not have a valid license, you can generate one by clicking Generate.



2. Give your license a descriptive name and click Generate.



The creation and expiration times of your generated license are displayed.


3. Click the Install for DSim Desktop icon.



4. If required, allow the app to open Visual Studio Code.


5. Check the status of your licenses under Viewing Licenses.



Managing Licenses

Only one license can be valid at a time. To obtain a new license, you must first revoke the current one.


1. Click Revoke license beside your current license.



2. Confirm that you want to revoke your current license.


3. Check the status of your licenses under Viewing Licenses.


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