Enables retrieval of your Server Id, which is required for license key generation, and ID (required for obtaining a License Key), configuration of your SonarSource-provided License key, and access to SonarSource Support (optional, based on your license).
The License Manager is accessible from Administration > Configuration> License Manager once you installed the plugin.
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The Server Id ID is always available at the top of this page. on the License Manager page, as well as in the System section of the System Info .
Note that if the database connection string is updated, the server ID will be re-generated and a new license will be needed. When it is generated, the Server ID is unique. The same Server ID will never be generated twice, even on the same SonarQube instance.
Setting a License
Using the "Set new license" button, you can set a new License to enable or disable features in SonarQube, or simply to update your license.
The gauge is telling you indicates the quantity of LOCs you are currently scanning and allows you to check if you are near the limit and if you need to purchase additional LOCs.
You check what are the features enabled thanks to the license you set.
Global admin notifications
The License Manager Plugin comes with two notification mechanisms built-in (notifications are sent to Global Admins ) :
- when the license is about to expire : sent two months before expiration, with a reminder one month before
- when the configurable LOC threshold is exceeded : this threshold can be modified via the indicator present on the LOC gauge
- the background job, that checks threshold and decide if a notification should be sent, runs at server startup, then every 24 hours
- the background job does not check validity of smtp server settings and if the emails addresses are set up for global administrators,
therefore for notifications to be received, these settings needs to be correctly configured before the LOC threshold is reached or exceeded
Features Included section
This sections of the License Manager page lists the commercial features that are enabled by the license currently set.
Access to SonarSource Support
A Support menu item is now available in the administration space. If your License entitles you to SonarSource Support, then this page will guide you in contacting Support.
This page also allows you to collect the Support Information File of your instance. Make sure to provide this file for any interaction with SonarSource Support.