System Requirements for the Network License Manager (Windows)

Make sure that your network license server meets the minimum recommended requirements. See the following tables for hardware and software requirements.

NoteThe Network License Manager supports Ethernet network configurations only.

Hardware and software requirements for the network license server (Windows)

Hardware/Software Requirement
Operating System

Windows® 7® 32-bit

Windows 7 64-bit

  • Windows 7 Starter (32-bit)
  • Windows 7 Home Basic (32-bit)
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Windows 7 Enterprise

Windows Vista 32-bit SP2 or later

Windows Vista 64-bit SP2 or later

  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Home Premium and Basic (32-bit)
  • Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit)

Windows XP 32-bit SP2 or later

Windows XP 64-bit SP2 or later

  • Windows XP Home
  • Windows XP Professional

Windows Server 32-bit SP1 or later

Windows Server 64-bit SP1 or later

  • Windows 2008 Server R2
  • Windows 2008 Server
  • Windows 2003 Server R2
  • Windows 2003 Server


Intel® Pentium® III or higher

450 Mhz (minimum)

Network interface card

Compatible with existing Ethernet network infrastructure

NoteThe Network License Manager supports multiple network interface cards, but at least one must be an Ethernet card.

Communication protocol


NoteThe Network License Manager uses TCP packet types.


Internet Explorer® 6

Internet Explorer 7

Internet Explorer 8


Virtual Machine Support (Windows)

Hardware Virtualizer Virtual OS
Intel PC 64 Windows 2008 or Windows 2003R2 servers running on VMware® ESX3.5 Update 3 (License Manager Only) Vista 64-bit, Vista 32-bit, Windows XP 32-bit, Windows 7 32-bit (Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate, and Enterprise), Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Server 32-bit, Windows Server 64-bit