After you add
the target computer's identification code to the computer list, you
export the license from the source computer.
When you move
a product license from one computer and plan to add it to another
computer, you are exporting that license. A license is exported
when the Portable License utility converts an active product
license into a portable format (either transfer file or transfer
code) that can be moved to the target computer.
License utility has a twenty-four hour grace period, during which
time you can run the product on the source computer after the
license has been moved to another computer. When the grace period
expires, however, the source computer cannot run the product again
until you complete a ÔÇťround tripÔÇŁ of the license (once you have
moved the license to the target computer, you need to move it from
that computer back to the source computer). The grace period may
not be available if you have recently used the emergency license on
the source computer.
To export a
On the source computer, click Start menu (Windows) All Programs
(or Programs) Autodesk [Autodesk product name] Portable
On the Licenses tab, select the license you want to export.
Click Export License.
License dialog box displays the Autodesk product name and license
name, and lists the computer name and identification code of all
computers in the computer list.
In the Export To list, select a Target Computer.
computer is the only place this exported license can go. You cannot
select one target computer now and then transfer the license to a
different computer. In the Export To list, select a target
Check your notes to verify that the identification code is
correct for the target computer.
identification code displayed here must match the code on the
target computer exactly.
Under Export Type, select an export type.
select Use Transfer File if this is the first time you are
transferring this license to the target computer. The transfer file
contains license information needed by the target computer.
Click Transfer License.
In the Export Succeeded dialog box, click OK.
In the Portable License Utility window, click Close.