4.6.6. Specifying the License for the Questa*-Intel® FPGA Edition Software
The Questa*-Intel® FPGA Edition software supports licenses using the Siemens EDA* license daemon mgcld.6
- You can find the mgcld daemon in the following directories:
- Windows* :
<Questa - Intel FPGA Edition system directory>\
<Questa - Intel FPGA Edition installation directory>/
- Windows* :
- Before starting the Questa*-Intel® FPGA Edition software, set the MGLS_LICENSE_FILE environment variable to the location and file name of the Questa*-Intel® FPGA Edition license file.
or with the <port>@<hostname> notation 1900@set, where <port> is the license port number and <hostname> is the server’s host name.
MGLS_LICENSE_FILE (<Questa installation directory>/licenses/eda/license.dat)
The Questa*-Intel® FPGA Edition software license expires 12 months after the date of purchase, at which point you can no longer use the software. You must obtain an updated Intel® Quartus® Prime software subscription license file from the Self-Service Licensing Center every 12 months to renew your license for the specific Questa*-Intel® FPGA Edition software version that you purchase. You can use only the version of Questa*-Intel® FPGA Edition software that you purchase with the updated license.