User types

7th October, 2021
Applies to: 10.x (current) versions, Article available also for: 9.x

This article explains different types of users in Dataedo from the licensing point of view:


Creators (formerly Data Stewareds) are users that can build the data catalog and document data using Dataedo Desktop or Dataedo Web Catalog.

Creators come with Dataedo Pro, Dataedo Metadata Manager, Dataedo Data Catalog - Creator, and Dataedo Enterprise (legacy) subscription plans.


Explorers (Formerly Enterprise Viewers) are users that can browse and search Dataedo Web Catalog and contribute to the community with comments, ratings, warnings, post and answer questions (using Data Community module).

Explorers are purchased as part of Dataedo Data Catalog - Explorer or Dataedo Enterprise (legacy) subscription plan.

Viewers (free)

Viewers have read only access to documentation exported with:

  • Dataedo HTML Docs
  • PDF
  • Excel

Viewers are free users.


Admins manage users and access with Dataedo Desktop or Dataedo Web Catalog.

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