What are “Configurations”, “Add-on” and “Shareable” licenses of CATIA V5?

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In CATIA V5, there are wide varieties of Configurations licenses (packages) and Add-On / Shareable licenses (option modules).

[Configurations licenses – Packages]

Licenses (example):

  • MD1: MECHANICAL DESIGN 1
  • MD2: MECHANICAL DESIGN 2
  • HD2: HYBRID DESIGN 2
  • YM2: STYLED MECHANICAL DESIGN 2
  • SA2: STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 2, etc..

Features:

  1. Fundamental licenses required to start a CATIA V5 session.
  2. Different Configurations with different features (i.e. DV1, CAT, MD1, MD2, HD2)
  3. You can add licenses of option modules on Configurations as necessary.

Case (example):

  • You currently use 3 set of CATIA V5 (MD1, MD2, and HD2)

[Add-On licenses – Option modules]

Licenses (example):

  • ST1: STEP CORE INTERFACE 1
  • LO1: 2D LAYOUT for 3D DESIGN 1
  • GPS: GENERATIVE PART STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 2
  • GAS: GENERATIVE ASSEMBLY STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 2
  • FSS: FREESTYLE SHAPER 2,
  • MCE: Mechanical Product Creation, etc…

Features:

  1. Must be attached to one of your existing Configurations.

Case (example):

  • You currently use 3 set of CATIA V5 (MD1+ST1, MD2, and HD2).
  • ST1 works with existing MD1.
  • ST1 doesn’t work with other existing configuration (MD2 nor HD2). ST1 is not shareable.

[Shareable licenses – Option modules]

Licenses (example):

  • ST1: STEP CORE INTERFACE 1
  • LO1: 2D LAYOUT for 3D DESIGN 1
  • GPS: GENERATIVE PART STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 2
  • GAS: GENERATIVE ASSEMBLY STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 2
  • FSS: FREESTYLE SHAPER 2, etc…

Features:

  1. Can be added temporarily to your existing Configurations.
  2. Can temporarily grab/release shareable license whenever you need/don’t need it.
  3. There are some optional modules which are available only in “Add-On” but not “Shareable”. (i.e. MCE)

Case (example):

  • You currently use 3 set of CATIA V5 (MD1, MD2, and HD2).
  • ST1 can be shared (grab/release) among existing MD1, MD2 and HD2.

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