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Transition to the Next-Gen Licensing System

Berangere Casson

We recently released a new licensing system called Next-Gen Licensing system. It was released at the same time as ENVI 5.7 and IDL 8.9 and will replace the legacy FlexNet Licensing system. This new licensing system is compatible with ENVI 5.4/5.5/5.6/5.7 and IDL 8.6/8.7/8.8/8.9.


End-of-Life Policy Enforcement for ENVI 5.3 / IDL 8.5 and Earlier Versions


Dear ENVI/IDL Customer,  We are reaching out to notify you of our supported software versions... more »

How to Upgrade licenses to ENVI 6.0 / IDL 9.0


What is the new Upgrade function? With the recent release of our major ENVI 6.0 and IDL 9.0 versions, we... more »

What to do if the 'License Administrator - License Server' for the Next-Generation License Server does not start?


Background: With the release of ENVI 5.7 & IDL 8.9 and the corresponding Next-Generation licensing... more »

How to migrate your active legacy license to a Next-Generation license


  Background: NV5 Geospatial has adopted a new licensing technology for all future releases of... more »

Next-Generation Licensing FAQ


This Help article groups the FAQ related to the Next-Generation licensing system starting with ENVI 5.7... more »

How to manually uninstall FlexNet local or server license


Note: this article is related to FlexNet licensing system. Starting June, 1st 2023, FlexNet... more »

The IDL Virtual Machine


What is the IDL Virtual Machine? An IDL Virtual Machine is a runtime version of IDL that can... more »