This page describes the process of surge or fallback licensing using Ansys Lumerical Enterprise and Elastic Licensing. See the following articles on Ansys Enterprise Licensing and Ansys Elastic Licensing for more information.
- Ansys Enterprise License and Ansys Elastic License
- Lumerical 2022 R1.1 and newer
- Select "Use Optics Launcher Settings" in the Ansys Optics Launcher > Licenses section.
- Configure Lumerical to obtain the Ansys Enterprise license on your license server.
- Surge or fall-back licensing happens when you have configured Lumerical to obtain the license from your Ansys Enterprise license on your license server and Ansys Elastic license.
- When running Ansys Lumerical simulation it will fall back and check out the Lumerical enterprise license from Elastic Licensing when these are not available on your local FlexNet license server.