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The following are the minimum system requirements for Local License Manager 18. Exceeding these requirements will in most cases lead to a performance increase. Running Local License Manager 18 on a system that does not meet these requirements is not supported.

Minimum Requirements

Mac

Minimum System Requirements
Processor type and speedMac 64-bit Intel processor.
RAM

2 GB or better.

Network10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet, TCP/IP v4 protocol, TCP/IP v6 protocol is not supported.

Supported Operating Systems

Recommended operating systems are highlighted in green in the tables below.

If an operating system is not listed in the tables below, it is not supported. Do not try to install Local License Manager on a computer running an unsupported operating system.


EditionClient OS
10.13 (High Sierra)(tick)
10.12 (Sierra)(tick)
10.11 (El Capitan)(tick)
10.10 (Yosemite)(tick)
10.9 (Mavericks) and lower(error)

The server versions of Mac OS X are not supported.

Windows

Minimum System Requirements for Local License Manager 18 (Windows)

Processor type and speedx86 (32-bit), and x64 (64-bit) compatible processor (Intel or AMD), minimum dual-core.
RAM

Minimum 2GB.

For more info about memory limitations in Windows operating systems, please consult this table.

Network10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet, TCP/IP v4 protocol, TCP/IP v6 protocol is not supported.
Virtualization

VMWare Workstation 11, 12, VMWare ESXi 5.5, 6, Citrix 6.2, 6.5, 7, Parallels, Microsoft Windows 10, 2012 R2, 2016 Hyper-V

In a virtual infrastructure, you must be sure the VM parameters are fixed and do not change, examples are Unique identifier, Disk, memory, cpu, mac address.

Supported Operating Systems

Recommended operating systems are highlighted in the tables below.

If an operating system is not listed in the tables below, it is not supported. Do not try to install Local License Manager on a computer running an unsupported operating system.

Windows Server

Edition 
Windows server 2016(tick)**
Windows Server 2012 R2(tick)**
Windows Server 2012(tick)**
Windows Server 2008(error)***

** Esko tested on Standard edition. We do not support lower editions.

*** Not supported by Flexera.

*** 

You may need to update your Windows system to the latest Windows Updates before installing the Local License Manager. The Local License Manager installer will explain you if this is necessary.

Windows

Edition 
Windows 10(tick)**
Windows 8.1(tick)**
Windows 7 SP1

(tick)**

** Esko tested on Pro editions.
** It is best practice to run license servers on Windows server only. Esko does not qualify Workstation editions.

Unsupported Operating Systems

  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2003 (all editions)
  • Windows 2000 (all editions)
  • Windows Vista (all editions)
  • Windows XP (all editions)

Unsupported configurations

  • Certificate license files are not supported.

Tips

  • More info on network ports can be found here.
  • The network latency should not exceed 100msec, you can find more info here.
  • The name of the computer running the Esko Local License Manager should contain ISO LATIN characters only and should be stable and registered in DNS server (if any).
  • When virtualizing a physical OS, you must first deactivate the licenses on physical OS, then you can activate the licenses on virtual instance.
System Requirements
Applies to

Local License Manager

Version18.0.1
Last revised

Useful Links

Software downloads: mysoftware.esko.com

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