Monthly Archives: March 2015


Abaqus, Isight and DSLS Installation

This post will explain the basics of setting up the Dassault Systemes License Server (DSLS) and then pointing an installation of Abaqus or Isight to it. To install Abaqus or Isight you will first need to install and set up DSLS. Follow this link to download the Target ID generator, this application needs to be run

Isight Process Modeling

Dassault Systèmes Isight is a powerful tool for system integration that lets you link various design and analysis software packages together into integrated models. The output of one package can be fed to another, for instance CAD geometry can be updated parametrically and then passed to an FEA package for analysis, and the software is

Abaqus Licensing

Abaqus’ licensing structure is intended to be flexible enough to be appropriate for a single consultant or for a fortune 100 company. As always, with flexibility comes complexity. The purpose of this article is to unpack the options and help you choose the best configuration for where you are today. I say today, since usually it is not an issue to change to a different strategy at a later date.   The licensing is token-based just like what you find in an arcade where some games take 1 token and others may require more. I’ll break this down to tokens needed for Simulation and GUI with a middle section on the various types of tokens.