Change Autodesk Licensing Mode (Post Install)

We recently changed the licensing type for Autodesk 2021 Products (AutoCAD, Inventor, Plant 3D, 3ds Max, etc.) from a license server to individual users. This is the method I used, based on the Autodesk website, by using the product key, product version and the Licensing Installer Helper tool:

  1. Go to the directory:
    %CommonProgramFiles(x86)%\Autodesk Shared\AdskLicensing\Current\helper
  2. Run the command:
    AdskLicensingInstHelper.exe list
  3. Make note of def_prod_key and def_prod_ver for each product you want to change
  4. Run the change command. In this example I was changing it from Network to User licensing but Standalone is also available.
    AdskLicensingInstHelper.exe change –pk (place value of def_prod_key here) –pv (place value of def_prod_ver here) –lm USER
  5. Test by launching the product

Note: for Inventor, I had to modify the licensing for the feature_id INVNTOR and also INVPROSA

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