This file contains installation instructions and compatibility information for NI License Manager 21.8.
You can find more release information on ni.com.
Use the NI License Manager to activate and manage your licenses or configure NI products on your system to obtain licenses from volume license servers.
NI License Manager 21.8 has the following requirements:
NI License Manager 21.8 supports the following operating systems:
NI License Manager is installed with all licensed NI products. No separate installation of NI License Manager is needed.
NI License Manager 21.8 is only compatible with NI Volume License Manager 3.2.2 and later.
If you are using FlexNet Publisher instead of NI Volume Licence Manager, NI License Manager 21.8 is only compatible with FlexNet Publisher 11.16.4 and later. This includes both the server executable lmgrd.exe and the vendor daemon nilm.exe. You can find a compatible version of Flexnet Publisher here.
Visit ni.com/security to view and subscribe to receive security notifications about NI products. For information about critical updates from NI, refer to Available Critical and Security Updates for NI Software.
Follow these steps to open the NI License Manager:
Refer to the NI License Manager Manual, accessible from the blue question mark icon on the top right of NI License Manager, for information about using NI License Manager.
For more information about NI support for Windows 10, refer to NI Product Compatibility for Microsoft Windows 10.
License Manager no longer supports Windows Vista/XP/7/8.x, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, or any 32-bit Windows operating system. Versions of this product that ship after May 1, 2021, may not install or execute correctly on these operating systems. For detailed information about NI operating system support, visit https://www.ni.com/r/win32bitsupport.
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You can find end-user license agreements (EULAs) and third-party legal notices in the following locations after installation:
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