How to Install the Network License Manager

The Network License Manager is used to configure and manage the license servers.

To install your Network License Manager

  1. In the AutoCAD 2008 Installation wizard, click Install Tools and Utilities.
  2. On the Welcome to the AutoCAD 2008 Installation wizard page, click Next.
  3. Review the Autodesk software license agreement for your country or region. You must accept this agreement to procede with the installation. Choose your country or region, click I Accept, and then click Next.
    NoteIf you do not agree to the terms of the license and wish to terminate the installation, click Cancel.
  4. On the Select the Items to Install page, make sure Network License Manager is selected and click Next.
  5. On the Review - Configure - Install page, click Configure.
  6. If multiple tools and utilities are selected, click the Network License Manager tab.
  7. On the Set Up Network License Manager page, either accept the default installation path (C:\Program Files\Autodesk\NLM\) or click Browse to specify a different path. If you enter a path that does not exist, a new folder is created using the name and location you provide. Click Next.
    WarningDo not install the Network License Manager on a remote drive. When you install the Network License Manager files, you must provide a path to a local drive. You must specify the drive letter; the universal naming convention (UNC) is not supported.
  8. On the On Line Access Tools page, click Next to install the Network License Manager and any other selected tools and utilities.
  9. When the Installation Complete page displays, click Finish.