In Altair Technical FAQ by wgoh

You will need a valid Altair license file for the Altair License Manager.

Contact us for a valid license file.

Step 1. Download (Refer Step 1 ” How To Install HyperWorks Product”) and install the Altair License Manager on the Server. The Altair License Manager can be downloaded by referring to the title “How to create Altair Connect Account?”. There are different License Manager installer for different Operating System so make sure to download the correct installer for your platform

Step 2. Under the Introduction Page, follow the instruction and click on Next to proceed to the next page.

Step 3. Under the Choose Installation Location page, choose the desired installation location or use the default. Click on Next to proceed to the next page.

Step 4. Under the License File Availability, select Yes and browse to the location where you copied the Altair license file to in Step 1. If you do not have the Altair license file ready, you can also proceed without selecting the Altair license file by selecting No. Click on Next to proceed to the next page.

Step 5. On the Pre-Installation Summary page, make sure you have enough disk space for the installation. Click on Install to start the installation. Once completed, you can select Done to quit the installation. The Altair License Server will automatically start running on completion and you will be able to open up the License Manager via the ALMUtil program.

Step 6. Copy the license file provided by ATE to Installation directory.

C:/ Program Files/ Altair/ licensing1x.x

Rename the files to altair_lic.dat


Start ALMutil to verify the networks licensing is working well.