About Citrix Hypervisor Licensing

Citrix Hypervisor requires a License Server to run with a Premium Edition or Standard Edition license. For information about how to install and run Citrix Licensing, see Citrix Product Documentation. To use Citrix Hypervisor Express Edition, you do not require a license or a License Server. For more information, see Citrix Hypervisor Licensing.

After purchasing support for Citrix Hypervisor you will be provided with .LIC license key. This license key should be installed on either:

  • a Windows server running the Citrix License Server software
  • a Linux-based Citrix License Server virtual appliance

Citrix Hypervisor Licensing is dependent on the version of Citrix Hypervisor you have installed on your server. Refer to the following topics for more information about the licensing concepts in Citrix Hypervisor:

About Citrix Hypervisor Licensing