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    License keys in Dataedo

    Applies to: 5.x, Article available also for: 7.x (current), 6.x
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    What editions are available?

    There are three editions:

    • Free
    • Standard
    • Pro

    What is a license key?

    The license key is a set of 256 characters (in 8 lines) provided for license holders and trial users. You enter this key into Dataedo editor or Administration Console.

    Each key:

    1. can be used by a defined number of users (one or more)
    2. has one edition and type, e.g. Dataedo 5 Pro Perpetual or Dataedo Standard - 1 Year.
    3. has one holder assigned - this is usually a name of the business that purchased a license.

    Key has a form of 8 lines of 32 letters:

    KJFLCLJMBLHOKFBHFMPJEEJILFEPNMPP
    OOENKNMOGMOHJPHOHJNPPEHJLDPLGCAP
    ILPGPCMMGJFICMEOANLKJDFNNCDPKAAL
    CKEMMDEBPPCMMEENEPCJLICHDLHJEANG
    CECECJIHIICINCNPGOHDFKCELDNBLDFE
    LBHICEKKEFDOJBIAICFNHGJOAIBAHHMP
    OAFKPKJFJGPBKLMNHGGADGJKAOAIHOGB
    DFOHLNDMIDPLFNNMOJILAJJMOEKIKKBM

    Perpetual vs time constrained license keys

    Each edition comes with perpetual license and 1 year license. Perpetual license is perpetual and a user has right to all the updates only for a major version (5.x for instance).

    What is a trial key?

    Trial key works like a Pro key, but it is valid for 30 days and some features contain 'Trial' watermark.

    Where is license key stored?

    License key may be stored in two locations:

    1. On your workstation, tied to your installation - this location is used when working with file repositories.
    2. In a repository - if you connect to a server repositories you are using license key saved in a repository. The key saved in your workstation is ignored.

    It is possible (and acceptable) to use different keys in every repository.

    Learn about two Dataedo repository types.

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