PDM Gateway is protected by a licensing system, accessible from the PDM administration console.

After installing the add-on, PDM Gateway must be registered using the following procedure:

  • Open the PDM administration console.
  • Login as a user "Admin"
  • Right-click on the PDM Gateway Add-On\Registration


The license management interface is as follows:


The procedure for obtaining licences is as follows:

Web activation mode :

  • Enter your 24-digit SOLIDWORKS PDM serial number.
  • Click on Activate the application

Activation mode by email :


Save the query file and send it to licensing@mycadmarket.com.

A return email will contain the code


    • Solution 1 : Retrieving the license file lynkey as an attachment.

The license file is generated immediately by our services. In return, you get a license file with the extension "lynkey"

You have to save it locally and then click on " ".Open" and select the file "Name.lynkey"

    • Solution 2   Do a "Copy"of the code present in the response  or   contained in the file, then do a "Paste"in the window.

To add the license click on the Register button.



The license list then indicates whether the license is correct or not.