ERROR - Warning: No License Files Were Found in the following location...
Authored by Caleb Scharf October 30th, 2021 1143 views 0 likes KB1071579
When installing the Ansys License Manager at the end of the installer you receive this error in the installation status logs.
...WARNING: Because no license files were found in the following location, the 'ANSYS, Inc. License Manager' service was not able to be started
C:\Program Files\ANSYS Inc\Shared Files\Licensing\license_files
The ANSYS License Management Center's 'Add a License File' link should be used to install license files and to start the ANSYS, Inc. License Manager.This can be accessed through the 'ANSYS, Inc. License Manager --> ANSYS License Management Center' item in the Windows Start menu/Apps page.
Software & Version
Ansys License Manager 2021 R2
*This example was taken from this version, but is not necessary limited to this version unless otherwise noted in the description.
This is a normal occurrence with new installations of the Ansys License Manager and is an information message, not an error.
Once you have the License Manager installed follow the instructions to installing a license file.