System Requirements: License Manager

The SIMetrix and SIMetrix/SIMPLIS License Manager software is available for both Windows® and Linux®.

Server System Requirements

The systems listed below are supported. The license manager software is designed to work with most commonly used Microsoft® and Linux® based server distributions. The license manager uses FlexNet Publisher® by Flexera Software®. Note that these are the system requirements for the license manager only and not for the application software. For the system requirements for SIMetrix and SIMetrix/SIMPLIS, please click here.

Windows 32 bit systems

  • Windows® 10
  • Windows® 8.1
  • Windows® 7 SP1

Windows 64 bit systems

  • Windows® Server 2016
  • Windows® Server 2012 and 2012 R2
  • Windows® 10
  • Windows® 8.1
  • Windows® 7 SP1

Linux 64 bit systems (Intel x64)

  • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 5 and later 64 bit systems are fully supported
  • Other 64 bit Linux® systems complying with Linux® standard base (LSB) 3.0 are expected to function correctly but are not guaranteed

Cloud-Based Virtual Servers

Amazon Web Services EC2

The license manager may be hosted on an Amazon Web Services EC2 system running Windows® (see Windows® system requirements above). Only WAN licenses are supported in this environment.

A fixed Elastic IP Address must be assigned to the server to which the license manager will be locked. To comply with the terms of the EULA you must ensure that the security of the server is set up to deny access to users outside of your organization.

Other Cloud Servers

No other cloud-based virtual servers are supported at this time.