Licensing Overview

  • The license key is in JSON format.
    It is sent to the email address that was provided when obtaining the license.

  • There are a few license types available, see below.

  • Each license has a specific date on which it will expire.
    To renew your license see renew license.

  • In this page:

License types

Visit the pricing page to see which features are included with each license type.


  • The developer license is for development use only and isn't applicable for commercial use.
    You must upgrade this license before going into production.
  • It is fully featured but temporary - license lasts 6 months and can be renewed.
  • Certificates exceeding 4 months expiration period are Not allowed to be used with this license.
    Automatic renewal of Let’s Encrypt certificates is disabled.
  • When you are ready to go into production:

  • The developer license can be obtained here.


  • A basic production-grade license.
  • Community licenses last for one year and can be renewed every year.


  • A standard production-grade license.
  • Extended automatically if the server has access to RavenDB's License Server.


  • A high-performance, fully-featured production-grade license.
  • Extended automatically if the server has access to RavenDB's License Server.

ISV Licenses

  • ISV licenses are commercial licenses that allow you to redistribute RavenDB with your software
    for on-premise installation and use by your customers.
  • Available ISV license types are: Essential, Professional, and Enterprise.
  • Contact RavenDB for more details.

Manage license view

About page

About page

1.   About

  • Go to the About page to see the version, license, and support info.

2.   Version

  • Current version:
    Specifies the current Server and Studio client versions used.
    Knowing the version is important as documentation, features, and patches are version sensitive.
  • Send Feedback:
    You can send RavenDB feedback about any issues you've encountered.
  • Latest version info:
    Specifies whether you are using the latest Server version.
    If you need to upgrade to a new version see upgrading instructions.

3.   License Information

  • Type:
    Specifies which license type you're using.
  • Expires:
    Specifies the date on which the license will expire.
  • Available features:
    The features included with this license are listed.
  • License Server:
    Notifies if there is an active connection to RavenDB's License Server.
    If you aren't connected, it is usually either because a firewall is blocking the connection,
    or your server is running offline.
    • Make sure that RavenDB has access to
    • Click the refresh button to check the connection.
License server connection

License server connection

4.   Available actions

5.   Support plan

  • Specifies the support options available under your current support plan.
  • Access:
    Click to select RavenDB Community Discussions in GitHub, or Google Groups archive.
  • Upgrade:
    Click to go to the RavenDB support options page.