System requirements

The License Utility can run on a server or desktop environment that has connectivity to the computers where the BMC products are installed. The following hardware and software requirements must be met before installing the BMC License Usage Collection Utility. 

Software requirements

Operating systems

The following operating systems are supported for the ControllerHost:

Operating systemVersion
  • Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Windows 7 Enterprise Edition (x86)
  • Windows 2008 Enterprise Server (x64)
  • Windows 2012 Enterprise Server


The BMC License Usage Collection Utility version 4.6.00 requires PowerShell 2.0 and later.

PowerShellVersion #

Email client

The following email clients are supported for the license report email attachment feature (not required for installation):

Operating system / version

Email client / version

Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2016 (32-bit)

Windows 2012 (64-bit)

  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2016 (32-bit)
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 (64-bit and 32-bit)

Windows Enterprise Server 2008 (32-bit)

  • Lotus Notes (32-bit)

Windows Enterprise Server 2008 (64-bit)

  • DreamMail
  • eM client
  • Postbox
  • SeaMonkey
  • Thunderbird
  • Windows Live Mail

Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)

  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 (32-bit)

Hardware requirements


Recommended specifications

Controller Host


Installation folder size:

186 MB
Windows Installer size:83.0 MB
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