Prerequisite Software

The table below describes the supported operating systems and software prerequisites of FlexNet Manager Suite 2019 R1.4 at the time of release. Unless otherwise noted, support for a release includes support for all official service packs issued against the same release.

Component Operating System Prerequisite Software
Web Browser
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10–11
  • Microsoft Edge for Windows 12 - 18
  • Google Chrome 64–72
  • Mozilla Firefox 57–64
  • Apple Safari 9–12.1.3

Some Flexera Analytics menu options are not available in the Chrome browser. For further information refer to this IBM Knowledge Center article.

Support for future web browser releases cannot be verified, however there are no anticipated issues for future releases.

Flexera Analytics is not compatible with Microsoft Edge.

A minimum screen resolution of 1024 horizontal pixels is required.

FlexNet inventory agent
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, 2008 R2 x64, 2012, 2012 R2, 2012 R2 SP1, 2016, 2019
  • Windows Server Core 2008, 2008 R2 x64, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
  • Windows Vista x64, 7 x64, 8 x64, 10 x64
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10.
  • AIX 7.1 LPARs, 7.2
  • Amazon Linux 2
  • CentOS 6–7.6 (x86, 32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Debian Linux 7–9.9.0 (x86, 32-bit and 64-bit)
    Note: For Debian Linux 9.4 and 9.5 (both 32-bit and 64-bit), minimal installations of the OS core omit the ifconfig command. This prevents collection of the IP address and MAC address in inventory. The root user can use the following command to restore this functionality:
    apt-get install net-tools  -y
  • Fedora Linux 25-30 (x86, 32-bit and 64-bit); 27-29 (x86 64-bit only)
  • HP-UX 11i v3, vPars/nPars
  • Mac OS X 10.6–10.10; 10.11–10.14 (Gatekeeper needs to be disabled for the duration of the installation, and can be re-enabled thereafter)
  • OpenSuSE Leap 42.2, 42.3 (x86, 32-bit and 64-bit); 15 (x86 64-bit only)
  • Oracle Linux 4.5–6.10 (x86, 32-bit and 64-bit); 7.0-7.6 (x86 64-bit only)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0–6.10 (x86, 32-bit and 64-bit); 7.0-8.0 (x86 64-bit only)
  • Red Hat Linux 8–9 (x86 only)
  • Solaris 8–11 (SPARC), Zones for versions 10–11
  • Solaris 9–11 (x86), Zones for versions 10–11
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86, 32-bit and 64-bit); 12.3, 12.4, 15 (x86 64-bit only)
  • Ubuntu 12–17.04 (x86, 32-bit and 64-bit); 18.04-18.10 (x86 64-bit only).
No prerequisites.
FlexNet Beacon
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 x64, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
  • Windows 7 x64, 8 x64, 10 x64
  • Window 7, 8, 10.
  • .NET Framework versions 4.5.2–4.7.2.
  • Any supported web browser.
  • For Oracle Database inventory, Oracle OLE DB Provider (32-bit), version 10.2.0.3 or later.
  • For connections to import data from DB2 databases, IBM OLE DB Provider (32-bit or 64-bit). Whether the driver is 32-bit or 64-bit is determined by the operating system, so that for 64-bit operating systems the 64-bit drivers are required.
  • PowerShell 3.0+.
  • For connection to AWS, you also require AWS Tools for PowerShell version 3.3.283.0 or later.
  • For connection to Microsoft Azure you will require PowerShell version 5.1 or later, as well as the Microsoft Azure Resource Manager module version 6.8.1 or later.
  • For connection to Microsoft Office 365 Online Service, the following are also required: