Intel® FPGA Software Installation and Licensing

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Date 10/04/2021
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A. Getting Hardware Information for License

This appendix shows how to obtain information about the computer on which you want to install the Intel® FPGA software license. Most licenses require a network interface card (NIC) ID, which is the physical address of your Ethernet card.
Table 8.  Hardware Information Necessary for Intel® FPGA software licenses
License Type OS Hardware Information Notes
Fixed license Windows* or Linux NIC ID or software guard ID Legacy Quartus II software version 7.2 and earlier support software guards.
Floating license Windows* or Linux license servers NIC ID Use the ID from a physical NIC card, not a virtual ID.
UNIX license servers Host ID Equivalent to the NIC ID.

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