Supported Platforms

for PBS Works Products

To learn more about 3rd-party applications, with which Altair PBS Works products are integrated, click here.


PBS Professional v18.2


CentOS
• CentOS 6 and 7 on x86_64
• CentOS 7 on ARM64

Cray XC
• CLE 5.2 and 6.0 on x86_64
• CLE 6.0 on ARM64 (targeted for v18.2.2)

HPE (formerly SGI)
• SLES 11 and 12 on 8600/MC990X (x86_64) w/ PerfSoftware (targeted for v18.2.2)
• RHEL 6 and 7 on 8600/MC990X (x86_64) w/ PerfSoftware (targeted for v18.2.2)

Red Hat
• RHEL 6 and 7 on x86_64
• RHEL 7 on ARM64

SUSE
• SLES 11 and 12 on x86_64
• SLES 12 on ARM64

Ubuntu
• 16.04 LTS on x86_64 (targeted for v18.2.2)

Windows
• Win7 and Win10 on x86_64 (targeted for v18.2.2)
• Server 2008R2, Server 2012 and server 2012R2 on x86_64 (targeted for v18.2.2)

For the following platforms, you can download only the license server:
• OS X 10.5/10.6 on x86 and x86_64

Altair Control - Data Analytics


Altair Control's data analytics function consists of three components: (a) a browser-based, client-side, user interface, (b) a set of web services and a high-performance database, and (c) one or more data collectors.

Supported Browsers -- Windows:
• Firefox 10.x ESR+ (Only Enterprise Service Release is supported. Please refer to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/)
• Chrome 15-43
• Internet Explorer 9-11

Supported Browsers -- Linux:
• Firefox 10.x ESR+ (Only Enterprise Service Release is supported. Please refer to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/)
• Mac OS X
• Safari 6+ (limited testing)

The web services, database, and data collectors are supported on the following 64-bit platforms:
• SLES 10 SP4, SLES 11 SP2, SLES 11 SP3
• RHEL 5.4+ and 6.x
• Cent OS 5.5+ and 6.x

Importing data from the following sources is supported:
• PBS Professional 5.3.x through PBS Professional 13.x accounting log

Altair Access - Compute Manager


Server:
• Windows Server 2008 R2 64bit
• Windows Server 2012 64 bit
• Windows Server 2012R2 64 bit
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7
• CentOS 5, 6, and 7
• SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, 11, and 12

Supported Browsers (Client):
• Windows: Firefox 17ESR and 24ESR and later (only Extended Support Release is supported - please refer to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/); Google Chrome 34; Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10 and 11
• Linux: Firefox 17ESR and 24ESR and later (only Extended Support Release is supported - please refer to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/); Google Chrome 34
• OS X: Safari 6, 7, and 8

JRE (Java Runtime Environment) and the Java Plugin are required for certain functionalities such as remote visualization of applications from within the web browser.

Altair Access - Display Manager


Server:
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7
• CentOS 5, 6, and 7
• SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, 11, and 12

Execution Hosts:
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7
• CentOS 5 and 6
• SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, 11, and 12

For detailed hardware and software requirements, as well was in deep discussion of application dependencies and network requirements regarding remote visualization, please refer to the PBS Works Installation Guide and Altair Access Display Manager Administrator Guide.

Supported Browsers (Client):
• Windows: Firefox 17ESR and 24ESR and later (only Extended Support Release is supported - please refer to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/); Google Chrome 34; Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10 and 11
• Linux: Firefox 17ESR and 24ESR and later (only Extended Support Release is supported - please refer to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/); Google Chrome 34
• OS X: Safari 6, 7, and 8

JRE (Java Runtime Environment) and the Java Plugin are required for certain functionalities such as remote visualization of applications from within the web browser.

Altair SAO


Altair’s SAO solution is license server independent and works seamlessly with a variety of license managers.
  • Altair LMX
  • FlexLM
  • FlexNet
  • DSLS
  • IBM LUM
  • LS Dyna
  • RLM
  • Sentientl RMS
  • SLS
  • LicMan
  • Integraph Smartplant
  • Orcaflex
  • And more – contact Altair if you would like more information about supported managers.

Table 1: Runtime Design Automation Roadmap – Windows

Platform1 2016.0322016.092017.032017.09
Windows 7YYYY
Windows 8/8.1YYYY
Windows 10 YYY
Windows Server 2008YY  
Windows Server 2012YYYY
Windows Server 2016  YY
1-Support for Windows Server 2008 will be discontinued starting with 2017.03
2-Starting with 2016.03 Runtime will only support 64-bit platforms


Table 2: Runtime Design Automation Roadmap – Linux

Platform22016.0312016.092017.032017.09
RHEL 5.xYYYY
RHEL 6.xYYYY
RHEL 7.xYYYY
Suse 11YYYY
Suse 12YYYY
Ubuntu 14.04YYYY
1-Support for Linux 32 bit will be discontinued starting with 2016.03
2-Some Runtime utilities are dependent on Python.  Starting with 2016.09 Runtime requires Python versions 2.6 or later


Table 3: Runtime Design Automation Roadmap – Mac OS

Platform1
(64 bit)
2016.032016.092017.032017.09
Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)YY  
Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)YYYY
Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)YYYY
Mac OS X 10.11
(El Capitan)
YYYY
1-Some Runtime utilities are dependent on Python.  Starting with 2016.09 Runtime requires Python versions 2.6 or later


Table 4: Runtime Design Automation Browser Support

Browser12016.032016.092017.032017.09
ChromeYYYY
FireFoxYYYY
Internet Explorer2,3YYYY
Microsoft Edge
(Windows 10)
 YYY
SafariYYYY
1-Java Script and Cookies must be supported for all browsers
2-Internet Explorer 8 support has been discontinued
3-Compatibility view is not supported in any version of Internet Explorer

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