Documentation forSolarWinds Platform

Stand-alone Windows License Manager requirements

This topic applies to SolarWinds non-SolarWinds Platform products and to products with Orion Platform 2016.1 and earlier. Learn more on SolarWinds Platform licensing.


Install location

SolarWinds License Manager must be installed on the same computer as your installed products.

You must install License Manager on a computer with the correct time.


For instant license management, the computer must have internet connectivity.

You can also manage licenses using offline activation and deactivation. You must have online access to the SolarWinds Customer Portal from another computer.

.NET Framework

.NET 4.5

Operating system
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2

For evaluation purposes:

  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows 8 (except for Standard edition)
  • Windows 8.1 (except for Standard edition)
  • Windows 10
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or later
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox 44.0 or later
  • Chrome 48.0 or later