There are several methods for starting your product.
For detailed reference information about all the different methods for starting your product, refer to "Basic Tasks", "Starting a Session on Windows" in your Infrastructure Users Guide.
The most simple is from the desktop.
If you want to start your product in a language other than English, refer to the sections "Starting a Session in a Language Other than English on Windows" in your Infrastructure Users Guide.
Starting CATIA from the Desktop
Starting ENOVIA DMU Navigator from the Desktop
Starting DELMIA from the Desktop
If a nodelock license certificate was imported during the installation, the license is automatically reserved, allowing you to enter the session immediately without having to reserve the license using the License Manager.
If you did not import a NODELOCK license certificate
If you chose to run Version 5 now, but did not import a nodelock license certificate, a message window appears informing you that you have not yet requested a configuration or product license:
Click the OK button.
The License Manager dialog box is then displayed in front of the application window, and contains a list of the names of installed software. The configuration/product names are grayed out.
For example, when starting CATIA:
The License Manager dialog box lists the configurations and products you installed. This is the first time you are starting Version 5, and you have not yet reserved any licenses.
At this stage, if you click the OK button, a session will still be started, but you will not be able to work with the product: menu commands will be grayed out, and you will only be able to use the File->Exit command.
At this stage, you will not be able to go any further until you register your licenses.
To register nodelock licenses after the installation, as explained in
Enrolling Nodelock Licenses
After the Installation, you must import a license certificate using the
Once you have imported a nodelock license certificate, start a session directly from the desktop by double-clicking the default environment shortcut for your product.
You can now use the software you installed and for which you enrolled a license.
Your licensing settings are stored in a settings file. During a session, you can reserve and release licenses using the Licensing tab accessible via the General category of the Tools->Options... command. For more information, refer to Reserving Static Licenses Using the License Manager.
If you want to start your product in a language other than English, refer to the sections "Starting a Session in a Language Other than English on UNIX" in your Infrastructure Users Guide.
Using the Desktop
From the Command Line
The principal command you will use is the catstart command.
This command is used to launch other programs for:
To do so:
Starting ENOVIA DMU Navigator