Cadence is used for PCB design. Installation should be done while connected to the Engineering VPN. Use 5280@cadence.engr.ucr.edu as the license server. You can also use the unattended.cmd file to perform a full install, if not, also run the Hotfix after performing a manual install.

University of California, Riverside
Cadence University Program Member


Cadence Software use at UCR

Contact:
ECE Systems
systems@ece.ucr.edu
Last updated: 2021-03-31

Cadence is a registered trademark of Cadence Design Systems, Inc., 2655 Seely Avenue, San Jose, CA 95134.

Installation Instructions

  1. Download Cadence.7z and make sure you are connected to the engineering VPN during the installation process.
  2. Navigate to the folder where you downloaded the Cadence.7z package.

  3. Right click the Cadenze.7z package and select “Extract Here.” You will need 7zip or a similar extraction utility installed to do this. Once extracted, the folder will be in the same directory.

  4. Enter the Cadence17.2 Folder you extracted. Right click on “unattended” and “run as administrator”

    Note: You can visually check if the installation process finished in task manger (Ctrl + Shift + Esc)

  5. To run Cadence, make sure you are connected to the engineering VPN.

NOTE: If you chose to manually install Cadence then

  • Use 5280@cadence.engr.ucr.edu as the license server.
  • Run the Hotfix after performing a manual install.