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What is Licman?

What is Licman (Ansys)?

Licman is the name given to the legacy Ansys license manager for the HFSS. It should not be confused with the license manager of the same name from T-Systems. Most current Ansys software is managed from the Ansys License Management Center, which runs using FlexNet Publisher. Ansys software can also be hardware-protected with a FlexID dongle. Users of Ansys in the cloud can use their on-site licenses to manage their cloud usage. Ansys also offers an “Elastic License”, which allows users to top up if they have a shortfall on their licenses.

OpenLM provides the following functionality for monitoring LICMAN (Ansys) Licenses:-

  • Denials Reporting No
  • Report resolution By Second
  • Borrowed License reporting No
  • Expiration Date reporting Yes
  • Multiple Server Redundancy Support No
  • Token License Support No

LICMAN (Ansys) is only one of over 25 license managers that OpenLM can manage. Check the list.

 

 

What is LICMAN (T-Systems)?

LICMAN is the T-Systems license manager, not to be confused with the Ansys license manager of the same name. It runs on Windows and Linux and the last version update was 2.0 in 2013. It can be run on a windows platform and most Unix platforms. It can be installed as a single service or for floating licenses. The following software is controlled by LICMAN:-

  • MEDINA 
  • VAMOS 
  • COM-STEP, COM-VDAFS 
  • NIS-CAD 
  • CATIA IUA macros
  • CMI, CMI-RII 
  • PDM-Webconnector, PDM-Workbench

 

OpenLM provides the following functionality for monitoring LICMAN (T-Systems) Licenses:-

  • Denials Reporting No
  • Report resolution By Second
  • Borrowed License reporting No
  • Expiration Date reporting Yes
  • Multiple Server Redundancy Support No
  • Token License Support No

LICMAN (T-Systems) is only one of over 25 license managers that OpenLM can manage. Check the list.

 

 

Who is Ansys?

Ansys is a computer software company that has been around for nearly fifty years and which specializes in computational and simulation software. Products include Maxwell, HFSS and Fluent. Most of the software is managed via the License Management Center, which is based on FlexNet Publisher. However, HFSS originally was managed using an executable license manager called LICMAN.EXE. German Software company T-Systems also has a LICMAN license manager.

 

Who is T-Systems?

T-Systems is a German consulting company that was founded in 2000 and is a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, who acquired a majority stake in debis Systemhaus. The current company had 37 500 employees in 20 countries globally. IT provides software and services to large corporates in industries ranging from banking to engineering, such as Volkswagen, BP and Airbus. The license manager for T-Systems software is called Licman. It is not to be confused with the license manager from Ansys, also called Licman.

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