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The following are the minimum system requirements for Local License Manager 20. Exceeding these requirements will in most cases lead to a performance increase. Running Local License Manager 20 on a system that does not meet these requirements is not supported.

Minimum Requirements

Mac

Minimum System Requirements
Processor type and speed64 bit Intel processor. For Mac 32-bit not supported.
RAM

2 GB or better.

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.

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
10.15 (Catalina)(tick)*
10.14 (Mojave)(tick)*
10.13 (High Sierra)(tick)

* Dark mode is not supported.

The server versions of macOS X are not supported.

Windows

Minimum System Requirements for Local License Manager 20 (Windows)

Processor type32/64 bit Intel / AMD processor, minimum dual-core.
RAM

Minimum 2GB.

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

VMWare Workstation 14.1.1, VMWare ESXi 6.5, 6.7, Citrix 7.6, 8, Parallels 14.1 for Mac 10.14, Microsoft Windows 10, 2016, 2019 Hyper-V.

In a virtual infrastructure, you must be sure the VM parameters are fixed and do not change, examples are Unique identifier, Disk size, Memory layout, size, 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 2019**
Windows server 2016**
Windows server 2012**

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

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**

** 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 7
  • 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.
  • When using VPN network, the VPN must ensure the MAC addresses do not change across different VPN sessions.
System Requirements
Applies to

Local License Manager

Version20
Last revised

 

Useful Links

Software downloads: mysoftware.esko.com

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