Introduction

Academic License server provides network wide access to Notch Builder Learning, without the requirement for physical dongles in workstations.

Requirements

License Server:

  • OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 or Windows Server 2012 or later.
  • Connectivity: One free USB port for the licensing dongle
  • Network: TCP access from Notch Workstations on port 22350

Notch Workstations

  • OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 9 / 10
  • GPU Minimum:
    • AMD Radeon 7000 series or later
    • AMD FirePro W8000 series or later
    • NVIDIA Geforce 600 series or later
    • NVIDIA Quadro K2000 or later
  • GPU Recommended:
    • AMD Radeon 290X or higher
    • NVIDIA Titan-X or higher
    • NVIDIA Geforce 1080 or higher
    • NVIDIA Quadro M6000 or later

License Server Installation

To setup the license server, first ensure you have activated your licensing dongle as per email instructions.

On the server:

  1. Download and install Codemeter Runtime from: https://www.wibu.com/uk/support/user/downloads-user-software/file/download/6342.html
  2. Open ‘CodeMeter Control Center’
    1. Go to: File->WebAdmin
    2. In the Web Interface go to the menu: Configuration -> Server -> Server Access
    3. Enable ‘Network Server’ and keep the default port 22350
    4. Click Apply

Workstation Installation

  1. Download and Install the latest version of Notch Builder PLE from: https://www.notch.one/support/downloads_area/
  2. Open ‘CodeMeter Control Center’
    1. Go to: File->Preferences
    2. In the Web Interface go to the menu: Click Add new server
    3. Enter the IP address of the License Server
    4. Click Add
    5. Click Apply
    6. Unplug any dongles from your workstation and run Notch Builder. You should see Notch Builder PLE start.

Alternatively you can also automate the CodeMeter server search list steps by adding a Server.ini file to the following location:

%Program Files%\CodeMeter\Runtime\bin

With the content of Server.ini being:

[ServerSearchList]

[ServerSearchList\Server1]
Address=<YourLicenseServerIP>