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Licence key-related error message: "Number of ### exceeds evaluation limit of ###..."

Typical messages appearing in a dialog in Modeller on opening a model:

Number of nodes ### exceeds evaluation limit of 500
Number of elements ### exceeds evaluation limit of 250
Number of loadcases ### exceeds evaluation limit of 10
Number of points ### exceeds evaluation limit of 100

Typical messages appearing in a Solver Output file (.out):

***ERROR*** PROBLEM TOO LARGE FOR EVALUATION VERSION
***ERROR*** UNRECOVERABLE DATA ERROR, SOLUTION ABORTED (OVERL5 PROCESSOR)


Causes & links to solutions 

This error typically has one of the following causes:

  1. The "Teacher and training limits" option is ticked in the LUSAS Configuration Utility

  • If running Windows XP/2000/Vista/7, click Start> All Programs> LUSAS 15.0 for Windows> Tools> Configuration Utility 
  • If running Windows 8, right-click on the main Start screen, choose All Apps and browse for the Configuration Utility 
  • If running Windows 8.1, on the main Start screen, click on the Apps down arrow icon and browse for the Configuration Utility

Un-tick the option "Teacher and training limits" and then click OK and start LUSAS Modeller again.

  1. All license tokens are already in use (network licenses only)

For users with standalone USB licences only see also the page "Limited Version in Operation".

If you continue to encounter problems after following the instructions linked above contact LUSAS technical support.


License key-related error messages for standalone licenses

License key-related error messages for network licenses

Installation procedures and errors for V14.1 and earlier versions including V13


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