2012: Windows system requirements for the Autodesk Network License Manager


You want to know the current system requirements for the Autodesk Network License Manager on the Windows platform.





Harware/Software Requirement
Operating System

Windows® 7® 32-bit
Windows 7 64-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
Computer/Processor Intel® Pentium® III or higher
450 Mhz (minimum)
Network Interface Card

Compatible with existing Ethernet network infrastructure

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

Note: NIC teaming is not supported.

Communication Protocol


Note: The Network License Manager uses TCP packet types.


Internet Explorer® 6
Internet Explorer 7
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 9

FLEXnet version


Virtual Machine Support (Windows)


Hardware Virtualizer Virtual OS
Intel PC 64 Windows 2008 or Windows 2003 R2 servers running on VMware® ESX3.5 (Update 3) or 4.0 (License Manager Only) Vista 64-bit or 32-bit, Windows XP 32-bit, Windows 7 32-bit (Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate, and Enterprise), Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Server 64-bit or 32-bit.




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