Install the Vivado Design Tools on a Microsoft Windows Client Network - 2021.2 English

Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Release Notes, Installation, and Licensing

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2021.2 English
  1. Install design tools to a PC network server.

    Make sure your users know the location of the design tools and have access to the installation directory, and they have Administrator privileges for the following steps.

  2. From the local client machine, browse to the following directory: network_install_location\.xinstall\Vivado_<version> and run the program networkShortcutSetup.exe.

    Running this program sets up the Windows settings batch files and Program Group or Desktop shortcuts to run the Xilinx tools from the remote location.

  3. From the client machine, launch the Vivado Design Suite tools by clicking the Program Group or Desktop shortcuts, or by running the applications on the network drive.