Intel® FPGA Software Installation and Licensing

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Date 4/09/2024
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5.5.9. Generating a Companion License

A companion license grants license portability to a fixed product license. Each fixed product can be assigned to up to three computers: an office, a lab, and a home computer if all are only used by the same person.

Use one of the following methods to generate a companion license:

Attention: The Questa*-Intel® FPGA Edition software does not support companion licenses. You must purchase additional licenses if you want to run the software on other computers.

Generating a Companion License Using the License Assistant

Select the Create companion license for your fixed licenses option and follow the steps in the License Assistance.

Generating a Companion License by Adding Companion Computer ID Details

  1. On the menu bar, select Computers and License Files > Active Computers.
  2. Click the Primary Computer ID link fn the computer for which you want to generate a temporary checkout license.
  3. Click Edit.
  4. Enter the Companion Computer ID1 and/or Companion Computer ID2.
  5. Click Save.
  6. Click Generate License.