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The following are the minimum system requirements for Network License Server 12.1. Exceeding these requirements will in most cases lead to a performance increase. Running Network License Server 12.1 on a system that does not meet these requirements is not supported.

Minimum Requirements

Network License Server (Mac)

Minimum System Requirements for Network License Server 12.1 (Mac)
Processor type and speedMac 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 Network License Server on a computer running an unsupported operating system.

Mac OS

EditionClient OS
10.9 (Mavericks)(error)
10.8 (Mountain Lion)(tick)
10.7.0 - 10.7.4 (Lion)(tick)
10.6.0 - 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard)(tick)
10.5.0 - 10.5.8 (Leopard)(error)
10.4.0 - 10.4.11 (Tiger)(error)
10.3.x(error)
10.2.x(error)
10.1.x(error)
The server versions of these operating systems are not supported.

Network License Server (Windows)

Minimum System Requirements for Network License Server 12.1 (Windows)
Processor type and speedx86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) compatible dual-core 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.
VirtualizationVMware Workstation 8.0; VMware ESX 4.0 and 4.1 and ESXi 4.0, 4.1, and 5.0; Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V; Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 (including SP1) are supported.

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 Network License Server on a computer running an unsupported operating system.

Windows Server 2012

Edition64-bit
Windows Server 2012 Datacenter 
(tick)
Windows Server 2012 Standard

(tick)

Windows Server 2012 (including R2)

(tick)

Windows Server 2012 Essentials(error)
Windows Server 2012 Foundation(error)
Windows Storage Server 2012 Workgroup(error)
Windows Storage Server 2012 Standard (error)

The Windows Server 2012 32-bit Editions are not supported.

Windows Server 2008 R2

Edition64-bit
  SP1
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard(tick)(tick)
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise(tick)(tick)
Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter(tick)(tick)
Windows Small Business Server 2008(error)(error)
Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation(error)(error)
Windows Web Server 2008 R2(error)(error)
Windows Server 2008 R2 HPC Edition(error)(error)

The Windows Server 2008 R2 32-bit Editions are not supported.

Windows Server 2008

Edition32-bit64-bit
 SP1SP2SP1SP2
Windows Server 2008 Standard(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows Server 2008 Enterprise(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows Server 2008 Datacenter(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows Small Business Server 2008(error)(error)(error)(error)
Windows Web Server 2008(error)(error)(error)(error)
Windows Server 2008 HPC Edition(error)(error)(error)(error)

Windows 7

Edition32-bit64-bit

 SP1 SP1
Windows 7 Home Basic
(error)(error)(error)(error)
Windows 7 Home Premium
(error)(error)(error)(error)
Windows 7 Professional
(error)(error)(error)(error)
Windows 7 Enterprise
(tick)(error)(tick)(error)
Windows 7 Ultimate
(tick)(error)(tick)(error)

Unsupported Operating Systems

  • Windows Server 2003 (all editions)
  • Windows 2000 (all editions)
  • Windows 8 (all editions)
  • Windows Vista (all editions)
  • Windows XP (all editions)
System Requirements
Applies to

Network License Server

Version12.1
Last revised 11-Jun-2014
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