Creo Administration

Articles helpful for administering Creo

Configuring Creo Renewal Licenses
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, 16 Apr, 2020 at 10:20 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. ...
Wed, 4 Mar, 2020 at 10:19 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
Accessing Creo's Home Use License
Each subscription license of Creo comes with a Home Use License. 
Mon, 23 Mar, 2020 at 12:35 PM
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...
Tue, 30 Jun, 2020 at 2:17 PM
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
Right click on your Creo Parametric icon used to launch Creo, select "Properties" From the 'Properties' dialog box, the 'Shortcut...
Thu, 26 Sep, 2019 at 2:20 AM
Multiple Levels of Config.pro
Multiple Levels of Config.Pro Files Creo Parametric has three layers of config.pro files that are used to set default configuration settings: Creo ...
Tue, 28 May, 2019 at 3:32 PM