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Run Applications Using a Network Installation of MATLAB Runtime (Windows Only)

Local clients on a network can access MATLAB® Runtime on a network drive. To run applications using a network install of MATLAB Runtime:

  1. Run the mcrinstaller function to obtain name and location of the MATLAB Runtime installer.

  2. Copy the entire MATLAB Runtime folder onto a network drive.

  3. Copy the compiled application into a separate folder on the network drive, and add the path <mcr_root>\<ver>\runtime\<arch> to all client machines. All network clients can then execute the application.

  4. The following table specifies what DLLs to register to deploy specific applications.

    Application DeployedDLL's to Register on Each Client Machine
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    .NET assemblies to create COM objectsmwcomutil.dll

    To register the DLLs, at the DOS prompt enter:

    mwregsvr <fully_qualified_pathname\dllname.dll>

    These DLLs are located in <matlab_runtime_root>\<ver>\bin\win64.


    These libraries are automatically registered on the machine on which the installer was run.


    There is no need to perform these steps on a Linux® system.

    Distributing to a Linux network file system is the same as distributing to a local file system. You set up the LD_LIBRARY_PATH or use scripts which point to the MATLAB Runtime installation.