Managing Licenses in Kadeck Teams Enterprise

Managing Licenses in Kadeck Teams Enterprise


In this guide, we'll walk you through the process of assigning licenses to your team members and help you understand how to maintain control over deployment.

Confidentiality of Teamid and Secret

Upon purchasing Kadeck Teams Enterprise, you will receive a teamid and a secret. These are highly confidential credentials that are designed to be managed exclusively by the Kadeck administrator or the individual responsible for the setup of Kadeck Teams Enterprise at your company. These credentials play a crucial role during the setup process of Kadeck, enabling automatic retrieval of your purchased licenses from our servers. They need to be provided as environment variables to a Kadeck Teams Enterprise instance or cluster.

Offline License Retrieval

For instances where your Kadeck environment is air-gapped, we offer an offline process for license retrieval. This ensures that even in an offline environment, the setup process can be completed without any hindrance.

Assigning Licenses to Users

Once your licenses are retrieved, you can proceed with adding users. This can be done manually from your Kadeck Teams Enterprise administration view or through LDAP.

Manual process

As an administrator, access your Kadeck Teams Enterprise installation.

  1. Navigate to the "Administration" section and then to the "User" section.
  2. Add a new user by providing their email address or username.
  3. Repeat step 2 for each of the users you wish to onboard.

Adding users through directory services

As an alternative to adding users manually, directory services such as Active Directory (and others) can also be used to add users to your Kadeck Teams Enterprise setup.

License Limitations

There are two types of user licenses: standard user licenses and floating user licenses. 

Standard user licenses

If you have purchased standard user licenses, the number of user licenses determines the number of users that can be added to Kadeck.

Floating licenses

If you have purchased floating user licenses, the number of user licenses determines the number of users that can log in to Kadeck at the same time. There is no license limit to the number of users that can be added and managed in Kadeck Teams Enterprise.

Package license

Regardless of which user licenses they have, there is a package license that enables the setup of a Kadeck installation. A Kadeck installation can consist of one instance or multiple instances that share a database and thus act in a cluster network (e.g. for load balancing and high availability). 
One package license entitles to setup one Kadeck installation.

License Upgrades and Additions

Should you find that you need to increase the number of licenses, you can always upgrade your package or purchase additional licenses as per your requirement.


We hope this guide provides clarity on managing your Kadeck Teams Enterprise licenses. If you have any further questions or require additional assistance, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
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