License File Management

Dataiku DSS (DSS) requires an up-to-date license to work. A Dataiku administrator uses a license file to install a new DSS instance or update an existing DSS instance.

In the resources here, you’ll find information for managing your license file, including how to add, update, and read the license file.


To learn about Dataiku editions and licenses, including about renewing a license file for an Enterprise Edition installation through the Dataiku DSS user interface, visit DSS license.

You can also read about Dataiku’s Plans and Features.

For terms governing the use of Dataiku software, visit Master License Agreement.

Each user has a user profile. You can find out about User profiles and licenses by visiting the reference documentation.

How-to | Configure your DSS license

To deploy a DSS instance, you’ll need to configure your DSS license in Fleet Manager.

You can find instructions for configuring your license for Cloud Stacks on AWS or Azure.


In addition to the global license. You can configure a sublicense for a particular instance.

How-to | Update a license file through the license override setting

You can use the license override setting in Fleet Manager to update a license file.

How-to | Select a sublicense

You can configure a sublicense for a particular instance. To do this:

  1. Launch Fleet Manager.

  2. Select Instances > All.

  3. Select an instance to manage.

  4. Select the Settings tab and then navigate to the License section.

  5. Choose Select a sublicense

  6. In Sublicense, choose the sublicense to apply.

  7. Save your changes.

How-to | Update a license file for a cloud setup

When you deploy a Dataiku instance using Dataiku Cloud Stacks, you configure your Dataiku license. You can update this license. One way to do this is by using the settings under Cloud setup. To do this:

  1. Launch Fleet Manager.

  2. Under Settings, choose Cloud setup.

  3. Select Edit.

  4. In the License section, under License mode, choose Manually entered.

  5. In License file, enter your license file. Be sure to copy the JSON file’s entire contents, including the final ‘}’.

  6. Save your changes.

The license file now displays the updated license expiration date. You’ll need to reprovision the instances to apply the updated license information.

Reprovision the instance to apply the update

To reprovision an instance after updating the license file:

  1. From Instances, choose All and then locate the instance.

  2. Select the name of the instance to view its settings.

  3. Select Reprovision then select Confirm.

The operation running in the background is a complete reprovision. A new VM instance is created based on the right template, the same data disk is attached to the instance, and the upgrade procedure is launched. After this, all the configurations defined in the instance template are replayed.

Before reprovisioning, Fleet Manager automatically takes a snapshot of the data disk. If something fails during an upgrade, you can change the version back in the settings and revert to the previous state by selecting Reprovision From in the Snapshots tab.

Reprovision a DSS instance from a snapshot in the Snapshots tab in Fleet Manager.

How-to | Fetch usage statistics in Fleet Manager

You can fetch quotas and view usage data globally and for each instance that is running. To do this:

  1. Launch Fleet Manager.

  2. Under Settings, choose License management.

License management page showing quotas and usage statistics for a DSS instance in the Fleet Manager settings panel.

How-to | View license information from the DSS Administration menu

You can also view license information, including features and quotas from the instance’s Administration menu. To do this:

  1. From your DSS instance, select the Administration menu.

    Administration menu.

  2. Navigate to the License tab. Dataiku will display license information including features and quotas.

    DSS settings license information.