CONNECT Licensing

Applies To
Version(s): and higher
Environment: ALL
Area: STAAD.Pro Licensing Solutions
Original Author:Bentley Technical Support Group


What is Connect Licensing?


Use of STAAD.Pro is activated by the use of one or more licenses that are managed by a license server. 

CONNECT Licensing is Bentleys new process for product activation, activating our users digital workflows and improving our licensing capabilities with many features (for more details on the general principals of CONNECT Licensing, see here )

This form of licensing is used in STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition Version 22 and later.  You will need to ensure of the following:-


Note:- Use of any product is determined by an Entitlement that provided for you by your IT services/manager. You do need to ensure that you check with your IT manger that you have been granted suitable entitlements before using CONNECT software, however, entitlements can be requested and modified at any time.