[PVE-User] Solidworks 2020 refuse to help me

Mark Adams mark at openvs.co.uk
Thu Dec 3 15:57:24 CET 2020


Hmm maybe they are actually so annoying as to be specifically blocking
KVM...

Presumably you found this (very old, but someone saying they got it working
in 2019) thread when searching?

https://serverfault.com/questions/727347/solidworks-activation-license-mode-is-not-supported-in-this-virtual-environment

On Thu, 3 Dec 2020 at 14:52, Mark Adams <mark at openvs.co.uk> wrote:

> I could be wrong about this as I haven't installed Solidworks license
> server in particular, but most software vendors have a list of "supported
> hypervisors" like that, because they won't want to have to support anything
> OTHER than those. Essentially it's just an excuse for them to not have to
> have people that know more about open source virtualisation.
>
> I doubt that they would be intentionally detecting Proxmox (KVM) -
> normally they look for QEMU but that is also part of the hypervisors they
> do support...
>
> More likely something is just going wrong with your config of the software.
>
> On Thu, 3 Dec 2020 at 14:49, David Martin <damart.vidin at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I try all solution who i found on internet.
>>
>> i 'm looking for solution to masquing hardware to deceive solidwork who
>> detecting proxmox.
>>
>>
>> Le jeu. 3 déc. 2020 à 15:45, David Martin <damart.vidin at gmail.com> a
>> écrit :
>>
>> > Solidworks run only windows server
>> > i create windows 2016 server
>> > When solidworks 2020 starting install, he detecting who run on proxmox
>> and
>> > solidworks not run on proxmox.
>> >
>> > Prerequis is :
>> > *Hyperviseurs (Environnements virtuels)*
>> >
>> >
>> > SOLIDWORKS *2018*
>> >
>> > SOLIDWORKS *2019*
>> > SOLIDWORKS *2020*
>> > VMware vSphere ESXi 6.0 6.5 6.7
>> > Station de travail VMware 9 14 15
>> > Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 2016 2019
>> > Parallels Desktop, Mac 10 14 14
>> > Citrix XenServer 6.2 7.4 7.6
>> > Not Proxmox...
>> >
>> > It's a big big problem for us
>> >
>> > Le jeu. 3 déc. 2020 à 15:23, Mark Adams via pve-user <
>> > pve-user at lists.proxmox.com> a écrit :
>> >
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> >> From: Mark Adams <mark at openvs.co.uk>
>> >> To: Proxmox VE user list <pve-user at lists.proxmox.com>
>> >> Cc:
>> >> Bcc:
>> >> Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2020 14:22:44 +0000
>> >> Subject: Re: [PVE-User] Solidworks 2020 refuse to help me
>> >> Why is it not working? Does it refuse to run when Windows is detecting
>> >> that
>> >> it is virtualised?
>> >>
>> >> On Thu, 3 Dec 2020 at 14:20, David Martin <damart.vidin at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> > Hi everybody,
>> >> > I have been trying for 3 weeks to install and find a solution to make
>> >> > solidworks 2020 license server work.
>> >> > Solidworks software refused to help us !
>> >> > The problem is that we have 300 high schools with proxmox server.
>> >> > anybody have found a solution to install and run solidworks server
>> >> license
>> >> > 2020 on proxmox 6.2 ?
>> >> >
>> >> > I need information if it's possible (on 6.2) to masquing all
>> information
>> >> > hardware on vm, is it possible ?
>> >> > (i try different old solution who i found on google, but not work on
>> PVE
>> >> > 6.2)
>> >> >
>> >> > ;-(
>> >> >
>> >> > Best regards
>> >> > --
>> >> > david martin
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>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> >> From: Mark Adams via pve-user <pve-user at lists.proxmox.com>
>> >> To: Proxmox VE user list <pve-user at lists.proxmox.com>
>> >> Cc: Mark Adams <mark at openvs.co.uk>
>> >> Bcc:
>> >> Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2020 14:22:44 +0000
>> >> Subject: Re: [PVE-User] Solidworks 2020 refuse to help me
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>> > --
>> > david martin
>> >
>> >
>>
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