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  • Newt
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« on: November 11, 2019, 11:05:41 AM »
Anyone here have any experience using 'home licenses' granted from autodesk alongside a subscription to the AEC collection?

I have a colleague who wants to know if the 3d studio license (which we at work do not use but pay for as part of the collection) is standalone from the subscription license or relies on the same 'seat' as it were.
He's going to be off work on holiday for a while and wanted to know if he could use/request a seat to have a go learning the latest version and want's to know if this would mess with our licensing seats at work. (we only have one for the AEC collection).

He wants to have a go, but not at the expense of messing with our subscription.


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  • Water Moccasin
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« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2019, 02:27:13 PM »
The Collection licenses are not 1 (of this) + 1 (of something else).  It's one multi-purpose license.

How they are accessed depends on what the are.  If this the old, individual perpetual license they need to get a home use license.  If this is the individual desktop/rental model then they only need internet connection and sign in with an appropriate ID.  If this is a network/multiuser license, they can borrow the license for a limited time via a temporary VPN connection.
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