System Requirements for the Network License Manager

Make sure that your network license server meets the minimum recommended requirements. See the following table for hardware and software requirements.

Author notes: Update all tables with pertinent Windows Vista and 64-bit content.

Hardware and software requirements for the network license server




Operating system

Windows 2003 Server Edition

Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 2

Windows 2000 Server Edition

Windows 2000, Service Pack 4

The Network License Manager supports Ethernet network configurations only.

The redundant license server model is supported only on Windows 2000 Server Edition and Windows 2003 Server.


Pentium III or higher

450 Mhz (minimum)


Network interface card

Compatible with existing Ethernet network infrastructure

The Network License Manager supports multiple network interface cards.

Communication protocol


The Network License Manager uses TCP packet types.