License keys in Dataedo

Applies to: Dataedo 9.x versions, Article available also for: 8.x, 7.x, 6.x, 5.x
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What editions are available?

There are following editions:

  • Lite
  • Pro
  • Pro Plus
  • Enterprise

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 can enter this key into Dataedo editor or Administration Console.

Each key:

  1. can be used by a specified number of users (one or more)
  2. has an edition specified e.g. Dataedo Pro Subscription
  3. has an end date by which it will stop working (usually one year from purchase)
  4. has one holder assigned - usually a name of the business that purchased the license.

Key has a form of 8 lines of 32 letters:


What is a trial key?

Trial key unlocks the same features as a Pro key, but it is valid for 30 days and contains 'Trial' watermark in the exported files.

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.

You can use different keys in different repositories.

Learn about two Dataedo repository types.

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