We are happy you have become a Cadence customer, and we are excited to have you using our AWR Software. You have made the right choice. From now on, you will spend more time doing engineering work and less time managing your design tools. This page is to help guide new customers to get the software up and running.
Step 1. Get Your Purchased License
You or someone at your company will be emailed the license file once your purchase order has been processed. At this point, you are ready to get your purchased license file up and running.
Step 2. Download the Floating License Utilities
Currently, AWR software uses the AWRD licensing daemon, and you will need to get the floating licensing utilities from the AWR Knowledgebase: Download the AWR Licensing Utilities
Step 3. Setup Your Floating License Server
Please see the Installation Guide for setting up a floating license server, Floating License Server Directions in the section Installing the FLEXlm Server.
Below are a few steps that will help configure the license files issued from Cadence.
Step 4. Download the Software
Please use the following article as a guide as to how to register on the Cadence website and download the software: Cadence Website Access
Step 5. Pointing to your Floating License Server
Please see the Installation Guide for setting up a floating license server, Floating License Server Directions in the section Configuring Floating Licensing on Client Workstations.