The Vivado 2021.2 and beyond releases introduce the following changes in licensing that are listed below:
- Flexera version for license management tool has been upgraded to 184.108.40.206.
- Anyone using floating license will require to upgrade licensing utilities to Flex 220.127.116.11. These new licensing utilities are available on the Xilinx Downloads Website.
Note: Flex version upgrade does not affect valid license files, in other words, existing valid license files will work with the Vivado 2021.2 release after you upgrade the licensing utilities.