As you read in our email, Bentley will no longer support hardware lock-based versions of PLAXIS after December 31, 2021. All dongle-based versions will be treated as "V8i SELECTseries 10" according to Bentley's Support Policy.
All dongle/hardware lock (HWL) based versions of PLAXIS 2D/3D are treated as "V8i SELECTseries 10" according to Bentley's Support Policy. This means that Bentley will discontinue support for hardware lock based versions of PLAXIS after December 31, 2021. This includes PLAXIS 2D 2019 and older, and PLAXIS 3D 2018 and older.
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