Installing the Software


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Parabricks software uses 2 methods for licensing:

  • node-locked license

  • Flexera license manager

Parabricks software can be installed and used by the following three methods:

  • a Docker container

  • a Singularity container

  • a bare metal via a .deb file

Consult the appropriate section below for you desired licensing and installation method.

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