Before installing JetBrains License Server, please make sure to familiarize yourself with the system and network requirements described in this article.
As an on-premises application, License Server requires physical or virtual server which should:
Have 4 GB of RAM or more
- Run one of the following 64-bit operating systems:
Windows Vista or later
Make sure to disable all antivirus software, Windows Defender, and Windows Search service for License Server root directory, as they may conflict with License Server processes.
Mac OS X 10.7 or later
Linux (based on our knowledge, any 64-bit distribution should do)
Have JRE 1.8 or JDK 1.8 installed.
JetBrains License Server doesn't support Java 9 yet
License Server works best with a modern web browser. Internet Explorer 10+ as well as recent versions of Firefox, Chrome and Opera are all supported.
- Your fully qualified hostname should be resolvable to your IP address. To verify:
On Linux or Mac OS
Ping obtained host name using
ping <host name>
ping $(hostname -f)
To let license server get license data from JetBrains servers, allow incoming and outgoing connections for processes running under
- License Server has following network accessibility requirements to issue licenses to users:
Resources available at https://account.jetbrains.com should be accessible from License Server network.
Resources available at https://www.jetbrains.com should be accessible from License Server network.
License Server software should be allowed to establish connection to mentioned resources.
Product being registered with a License Server should have access to License Server network.
Traffic between the License Server and JetBrains should be passed as is including original certificate data for HTTPS connections.
License server installer should be launched under a user with Administrator permissions.