STAR-CCM+ is using a locally stored license.dat file.
STAR-CCM+ and FlexLM were installed using default settings for file paths, ports, etc.
The CDLMD_LICENSE_FILE Environment Variable points to 1999@YourPCHostname.
The CD-adapco_License_server service is running.
but you’re still getting the error:
“Failed to get all licenses needed for this job. Asked for 1 licenses of ccmpsuite”
when trying to start a new simulation.
The “ccmpsuite” part of the error message is important, because it tells you the type of license you requested but failed to get. Ergo, you’ll need to take a look at your license file to see what kind of license you have in the first place.
Open C:\Users\YourUsername\license.dat in any text editor.
CTRL + F the file for “ccmp.” More than likely you’ll find the only result is a reference to “ccmppower” and not “ccmpsuite.” This means you have a Power Session license.
Return to STAR-CCM+ and open the new simulation menu again.
Under License, check Power Session as shown below:
Click OK. You should be greeted with a successful new simulation creation output:
There are variety of ways to end up needing the above, but the primary one is being a victim of Microsoft’s Home Use Program (HUP), which may not provide links to 64-bit Office Professional Plus 2013 (hereafter referred to as Office) in order confirmation emails. And if for some reason you don’t have access to your program code or the email you used for HUP, there’s no way to log in to your HUP account to download a different build anyway. Fortunately there’s a workaround for that:
If you’ve already installed 32-bit Office, uninstall it