install the Network License Manager before or after you use the
Installation wizard. The order in which you install the network
applications does not matter, as long as you install everything you
need and you provide consistent license server information across
the network applications.
If an earlier
version of the Network License Manager is already installed on the
computer, you should upgrade by installing the Autodesk Network
License Manager into the same folder where the older version is
located. If you choose a different installation folder, you will
have two versions of the Network License Manager on the
the Autodesk Network License Manager
In the AutoCAD 2008 Installation wizard, click Install Tools
On the Welcome to the AutoCAD 2008 Installation wizard page,
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.
On the Select the Items to Install page, make sure Network
License Manager is selected and click Next.
On the Review - Configure - Install page, click Configure.
Click the Network License Manager tab.
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.
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.
On the On Line Access Tools page, click Next to install the
Network License Manager and any other selected tools and
When the Installation Complete page displays, click