Licenses and installation media for this program are provided by the GSD.

To use network-licensed software you are required to be on a GSD network – either with a network cable, on the Harvard Secure WIFI, or with a remote connection through VPN.

The installation files for this program are on the GSD file server GSDServer under the Software folder

When installing any software, first download the installer locally – installing software from GSDServer over VPN is not recommended.

To start the installation Right-click on the Setup.exe file and select Run as Administrator

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From the main menu select Install Ansys Products

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Read and Agree to the license agreement

Accept the defaults for the Installation Directory and click Next

Change the Ansys Licensing port to 2325

The FlexNet port should remain the default 1055

Enter the server Hostname: and click Next

The installer should auto-populate the list of programs to install based on the licenses available on the server

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Click next to confirm the settings and to start the installation