Advanced Design System Licensing
The new Keysight Software Manager licensing system (KSM) allows you to handle many of your licensing needs via the web, such as redeeming and upgrading licenses and viewing your available downloads and support details. To install your license, please consult your product's licensing documentation.
NOTE: If you have a version prior to ADS 2005A, you must contact a Customer Service Representative.
About Licensing for ADS
There are two main steps to get your Keysight EEsof EDA licenses working:
Please select the corresponding tabs for more detailed information about these two steps.
Obtain a License for ADS
Setup a License for ADS
License Setup instructions are specific to the version of the product. See the latest release of ADS (the licensing heading) for more information.
Keysight Software Manager (KSM)Interactive self-help license management system to allow you to redeem, transfer, request and renew licenses.
Software Entitlement CertificateElectronic and print document which provides a list of software licenses to which you are entitled.
Transferring a LicenseA license can be re-hosted or transferred from one machine to the other within 30 days of the license expiration. For transfers prior to this time, please contact your Customer Service Representative for more information
Licensing SoftwareAll Keysight EEsof EDA products require FLEXnet licensing software to run.