The SmartPlant License Checkout utility allows you to obtain licenses for SmartPlant products for use on a non-networked computer (for example, a remote laptop). Using this utility allows you to run SmartPlant products without a network connection to the license computer. Each user on a server can check out a license on that machine. When you check out a license, the license and expiration information are stored for use by the application. Your Hexagon application determines the license information location and whether the checkout operation applies to all users or a single user on the same system.
Each time you start the product during the checkout period, a message displays the expiration date for the checked-out license. When the checkout period for the license expires, the application attempts to request a license using SmartPlant License Manager the next time you start the product. For example, after the license expires at 11:59 PM on the expiration date, the next time you start the product, it attempts to access the SmartPlant License Manager license machine for base and module licenses prior to running.
For information on products supported by the SmartPlant License Checkout Utility, see the Intergraph PPM Compatibility Matrix - Product Report page on Smart Support: Hexagon PPM Support.
You must install and configure SmartPlant License Manager before checking out a license.
You must have administrator privileges to setup and install the utility.