Ansys running on up to only 4 cores

  • Last Post 18 October 2018 posted this 18 October 2018

 Hello, I have a problem here on my Ansys 19.2. The allowable cores for our license should be 16. However, I can only use up to 4 cores on my computer. Once I change the setting to more than 4 cores, it does not compute and gives an error. Also, if I enable the GPU, it doesn't compute no matter how many cores I want to use. Does anyone have suggestions?

Thank you.

David Ma

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tsiriaks posted this 18 October 2018

Hi David,

It sounds like you are using a non-academic license.

Please open up CMD Prompt then change directory to

<install dir>\ANSYS Inc\Shared Files\Licensing\winx64

then issue this command

ansysli_util -checkout ANS_SOLVER

and post the screenshot of the output here.

Also, open Client ANSLIC_ADMIN Utility 19.2 > View Status/Diagnostics > Display the License Status > post the output here.

Thank you,


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