Version 2021

Upgrade Prerequisites

Make sure all of the following conditions are met before you continue:

  • Installation files have been downloaded from the MicroStrategy download site.
  • Acquire a license key from MicroStrategy for the version of the MicroStrategy software that you are installing.
  • New Windows machines will require a login account with administrative privileges for the domain or target machine
  • Installing MicroStrategy on Linux with a CPU-based license key will require root access for installation