System Requirements: Model Manager Server Version 6.0

These requirements are common to all platforms:

  • A network card and internet connection are recommended during installation.
  • At least 4 GB memory, but 4 GB or more per processor core is recommended.
  • 2–3 GB of disk space, depending on your licensed products and installation options.
  • Adobe® Acrobat® Reader to view and print the COMSOL documentation in PDF format.
  • An Intel® or AMD® 64-bit processor based on the Intel® 64 or AMD64 architecture with the SSE4 instruction set. Intel® processors released 2009 or later and AMD® processors released 2012 or later satisfy this requirement.

For guidance on choosing RAM and processors, please see this Knowledge Base entry.

License Requirements

The Model Manager server requires a floating network license (FNL).

Operating System Requirements

In addition to the operating system requirements listed below, see the Interfacing Product Requirements for specific requirements for the CAD Import Module, the Design Module, and the LiveLink™ products.

Windows® macOS Linux®
64-Bit Operating Systems
  • Windows® 11
  • Windows® 10
  • Windows® 10 Pro for Workstations
  • Windows Server® 2022
  • Windows Server® 2019
  • Windows Server® 2016
  • macOS 10.14, 10.15, 11, and 12 (Intel processors)
  • Debian® 9, 10, and 11
  • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7.9 and 8.5
  • CentOS® 7.9 and 8.5
  • Rocky Linux 8.5
  • Oracle® Linux 8.5
  • Ubuntu® 18.04 and 20.04
  • SUSE® Linux Enterprise Desktop® 15 SP3
  • OpenSUSE® Leap 15.2 and 15.3

OS-Specific System Requirements

Linux®
  • GNU C Library version 2.17 or later
  • Linux® kernel 3.10 or later
  • FlexNet® License Manager requires Linux Standard Base (LSB™)1
1See FlexNet® License Manager on Linux® below.

Graphics System Requirements

The Model Manager server does not require graphics rendering.

Parallel System Requirements

Windows® macOS Linux®
Shared-Memory Parallelism All supported versions of Windows® All supported versions of macOS All supported Linux® distributions

Java Environment

COMSOL Multiphysics® is shipped with a OpenJDK 11.0.13. You can choose an alternative Java 11 version 11.0.9.1 or later during installation.

Note: This information is provided for your benefit but should not be used as a substitute for your own investigation of the system requirements that may be appropriate for your use of COMSOL® software or other software, given your particular circumstances. Systems and hardware change regularly, which may impact any determination of what system requirements are appropriate for you.

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