Lito
Ansys Employee

@Josiah Hamilton

Please see the step-by-step instructions in our Knowledge Base (KB). 

>>> https://optics.ansys.com/hc/en-us/articles/5718487807891-How-to-request-a-30-day-evaluation-license

Ensure that you have both the Ansys License Manager and Ansys Optics/Lumerical simulation software installed on your computer.

>>> https://optics.ansys.com/hc/en-us/articles/4405401057811-Ansys-license-manager-installation-guide-for-Windows

Then Add the license file to the Ansys LM.

>>> https://optics.ansys.com/hc/en-us/articles/4660658639251-Ansys-license-manager-configuration-and-license-file-installation#toc_3

And configure Lumerical to obtain the license from your computer,  localhost.

>>> https://optics.ansys.com/hc/en-us/articles/360026079294-How-to-obtain-a-floating-license#toc_3

 

Best,
Lito

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