Solid Edge, Tips

It’s important that you download and install Solid Edge maintenance updates. These are released on a regular basis as bugs are identified and corrected.

Firstly, you will need a webkey to log into Siemen’s system, which you get by going to this page knows as GTAC – Global Technical Access Center http://support.industrysoftware.automation.siemens.com/gtac.shtml

To setup a webkey click on Webkey Management and then Create an account on the next page, choosing Standard Webkey.

You will need your Sold-to ID and Webkey Access Code which is provided by CAD Central Ltd and also part of the text inside your Solid Edge license file.

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Once you have your Webkey you can check for Solid Edge updates by clicking on Download/Upload files at GTAC

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Or just go straight to the download area

(eg for ST6 it is https://download.industrysoftware.automation.siemens.com/solid_edge/ST6/ )

Login with your Webkey and locate the current maintenance pack.

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Similarly you can retrieve your Solid Edge licenses from GTAC under license management – then login with your Webkey.

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