Bug: CityEngine 2012.1 authorization fails with the error: 7109:Invalid activation ID
CityEngine 2012.1 authorization fails with the following error if ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 is present on the same machine:
Error: "7109:Invalid activation ID: <authorization number>"
This error can occur when installing CityEngine 2012.1 on a system that has ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 installed.
Note: The bin folder location may vary based upon the installation path used.
- Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt.
- For 32-bit installations: At the command prompt type:
cd C:\program files (x86)\esri\cityengine\bin
- For 64-bit installations: At the command prompt type:
cd C:\program files\esri\cityengine\bin
- Run softwareauthorization.exe by typing the following command:
softwareauthorization.exe –s –lif *.prvc –ver 10.1 –verbose
This brings up the Software Authorization Wizard and allows the user to complete authorization.
Last Published : 5/21/2016
Article ID: 000011612
Software: ArcGIS CityEngine 2015.2, 2015.1, 2015.0, 2014.1, 2014.0, 2013.1, 2012.1, 2011.2, 2011.1, 2010