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Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Simulation waveform editor License Issue

Hi all, 

I'm currently using the Quartus 2 V15 and created a schematic file which compiles ok. when attempting to simulate I have the following error: 

 

**** Running the ModelSim simulation **** 

 

c:/altera/15.0/modelsim_ae/win32aloem//vsim -c -do multiplier.do 

 

 

 

Unable to checkout a license. Vsim is closing. 

 

 

** Fatal: Invalid license environment. Application closing. 

 

 

Unable to checkout a license. Make sure your license file environment variables are set correctly and then run 'lmutil lmdiag' to diagnose the problem. 

 

 

Modelsim-Altera uses the following environment variables to check the licenses (listed in the order of preference) 

 

 

1. MGLS_LICENSE_FILE 

 

 

2. LM_LICENSE_FILE. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Error.  

 

I have looked on the Altera website which indicates I do not need a license. does anyone have any recommendations?
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Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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modelsim_ae DOES need a licence. You need the starter edition available with Quartus Prime Lite

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