License Options

This table briefly describes the license options, listed in order of increasing asset mobility. Subsequent sections in this documentation provide additional information about installing, activating, and administering each option.

License Option1



You are an end user and you want to operate, install, and administer the software yourself.


You would like to license a group of people to use the software, and a single person, usually a system administrator, installs and administers the license

Network Named User

You would like to use the license manager to provide named user licenses over a network using user-based licensing


Your organization has standardized on the FlexNet® license manager, or you need to impose strict limits on software use for accounting or license management purposes.

1 Licenses for academic institutions do not support all license options.

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