Autodesk Network License Manager Support Readme for 64-bit Windows

This Readme contains information about downloading and installing the hybrid IPv4/IPv6 Autodesk Network License Manager for 64-bit Windows.


Supported Operating Systems

Note: It is a best practice to run license servers on a server based OS.

Downloading and Installing Network License Manager files

To download the hybrid IPv4/IPv6 NLM:

To install the Autodesk Network License Manager:

  1. Double-click the nlm11.14.1.3_ipv4_ipv6_win64.msi file on your desktop to start the installation wizard. Follow instructions on the screen.
  2. After installation is complete, click Close.

To start the Network License Server:

You should be logged in with Administrator rights when working with the LMTOOLS utility.

  1. Right-click the LMTOOLS icon on the desktop and click Run As Administrator.
  2. Click the Config Services tab and provide all necessary information.
  3. Click the Save Service button and then click the Start/Stop/Reread tab.
  4. On the Start/Stop/Reread tab, click Start Server.
  5. Close lmtools.exe.

To update the Autodesk Network License Manager:

If an earlier version of the Network License Manager is running, you need to stop the service before you can install the new version. Administrator permission is required for this procedure.

  1. Back up your license files. 
  2. Do one of the following: 
    • Double-click the LMTOOLS icon on the desktop.
    • Windows 7: Click Start > All Programs > Autodesk > Network License Manager > LMTOOLS Utility. 
    • Windows 8: Right-click Start screen > All Apps > LMTOOLS Utility. 
    • Windows 8.1: Start screen > Down > Apps > LMTOOLS Utility 
    • Windows 10: Start > Autodesk > LMTOOLS Utility 
    • Windows Server 2008 R2: Start > Autodesk > Network License Manager > LMTOOLS Utility
    • Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, 2016: Start > LMTOOLS Utility in Apps Panel 

  3. In the LMTOOLS utility, click the Start/Stop/Reread tab. 
  4. Click Stop Server. 
  5. Close LMTOOLS. 
  6. Note the location where the Network License Manager is installed and then uninstall the current version of Network License Manager. 
  7. Install the updated version of Network License Manager as per earlier instructions. 
  8. Start the Network License Manager service as indicated in earlier instructions.

Feature Notes

Installation Folder:

Autodesk recommends installing the Network License Manager in the default installation folder. Starting with version v11.14.1.3, the default installation folder has changed to C:\Autodesk\Network License Manager.


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