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Altium Designer

Licensing Altium Designer at UTK EECS

Installation of Altium Designer requires assistance from the EECS IT Staff. Please see for information on how to contact us. Once Altium Designer is installed, you will need to select our license server to check out one of the floating licenses. The following images were taken from Altium Designer 16 but the steps are the same for previous versions.

As of Altium Designer 18, you must go to Help > About > License Management to get to the page in the screenshots below.

1. In the “Admin” pane, select “Setup private license server.”

2. Ignoring the “Server list” drop-down, In the “Private License Server Setup” popup, enter as the “Server Name” and 21001 as the Server Port. Select OK.

3. Select the “Product Name” Altium Designer and click “Activate License.”

4. You should now see a small message reading “Connected to primary private license server. You are using one license.”


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