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Installation steps of MSC Licensing 11.13 on Windows

Tech Articles ID    KB8023353
Status:    Published
Published date:    01/16/2018
Updated:    02/26/2019
Reported In:   MSC Licensing
Created with Version:   MSC Licensing (11.13)

Abstract (Question)

How to install FLEXlm 11.13 on Windows OS using the install wizard?

Description (Answer)

Download the Windows FlexLm installer from the Solutions Download Center (SDC) under the "MSC Licensing" section.



 Once downloaded, right-click on executable file and select “Run as Administrator” to initiate the installation


Click Next to continue




Select the type of installation and click Next to continue




Install MSC License Server Only

This option installs only the License Server and not the Usage Reporting tool.

 Install MSC License Server and Usage Reporting Tool (for MSC One Reporting)

This option installs License server, as well as Usage Reporting Tool intended for MSC One usage reporting. If this option is chosen, you must select either automated or manual usage reporting.


Click Browse button to choose the directory to install MSC License Server. Click Next to continue


Default destination folder (C:\MSC.Software\MSC.Licensing\11.13) is most appropriate for installation.

When prompted for a license file, “Browse” the license that was issued to you for your machine. FlexLm installer will make a copy of file and place it in FlexLm installation directory.

Click Next