Creo Administration

Articles helpful for administering Creo

Reconfiguring Creo
Retrieving Renewal License File When your subscription renews with PTC, they will send you an automated email that looks something like the below picture. ...
Thu, 21 Jan, 2021 at 10:12 AM
Setting Up A License File
Once a customer receives the Electronic Software Delivery (ESD) from PTC for Creo seats, they have a license basis of either Node-Locked or Floating seats. ...
Mon, 1 Mar, 2021 at 8:36 AM
Configuring the PSF File
Once a customer, particularly a new one, receives the Electronic Software Delivery (ESD) from PTC, there is sometimes confusion on the setup. If Creo or its...
Mon, 25 Nov, 2019 at 1:22 PM
Finding the Appropriate License Feature Name
Feature Name corresponds to the name of what a PTC product is called in the PTC Startup File (PSF) file, see more information here. These can be looked up i...
Fri, 4 Oct, 2019 at 10:22 AM
FlexNet Troubles (Visual Studio 2013)
Sometimes when installing a FlexNet license server, it will not connect to the PTC server even with a proper license file - showing an "Unavailable&quo...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 11:20 AM
Borrowing a License
This document guides users on how to borrow a Creo (Parametric and/or Schematics) license from a license server for use when not connected to the license se...
Fri, 10 Jan, 2020 at 1:19 PM
Setting the Creo Working Directory
Steps Right click on your Creo Parametric icon used to launch Creo, select "Properties" From the 'Properties' dialog box, the 'S...
Tue, 19 Jan, 2021 at 2:30 PM
Troubleshooting License Server Issues
1) reconfigure.exe - see if it's available 2) ptcstatus.bat in C/Program Files/PTC/licenses - status 3) Check if firewall on the machine is blocking...
Thu, 4 Mar, 2021 at 1:46 PM
Multiple Levels of Configuration Files
config.pro Creo Parametric has three layers of config.pro files that are used to set default configuration settings: Creo Installation Directory:This ...
Wed, 3 Feb, 2021 at 3:28 PM
Initial Creo Configs + Start Templates
When new users or organizations begin to use Creo, they oftentimes do not understand the intricacies and complexities of configuration settings and start te...
Wed, 3 Feb, 2021 at 3:24 PM