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New toolbox installation activation with site license

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Joe G.
Joe G. on 1 Aug 2019
Commented: Kevin Chng on 6 Aug 2019
The company has a Matlab site license. I was authorized to add 2 toolboxes to my license. The toolboxes were installed and show up in the Add-On Manager window, yet when I type "ver" at the prompt only Matlab with original toolboxes previously installed show up. Is there an additional step required to activate these additional toolboxes?

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Kevin Chng
Kevin Chng on 2 Aug 2019
MATLAB stores a list of toolboxes in a cache file.
If you install a new toolbox, the cache file may not be updated.
To resolve this issue, you can update the toolbox cache file by executing the following command from the MATLAB Command Window:
>> rehash toolboxcache
After executing this command, please restart MATLAB and execute the "ver" command again. It should now list all the toolboxes installed on your machine.

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Joe G.
Joe G. on 5 Aug 2019
The answer above helped me find the full solution to this issue that has been addressed by the Mathworks team here:
The key was these two additional commands:
>> restoredefaultpath
>> savepath
Thank you for the initial tip that led me to this solution.

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