License types

Currently Embold offers three license types:

  1. Open source
  2. Cloud
  3. Self hosted

Open source license

Open source license is free and is hosted on cloud. This license type supports only open source GitHub repositories.

Cloud license

Cloud hosted Embold is the quicker way to get started with Embold. You can choose between monthly and annual subscription options. You may choose a package that suits your needs – small or big. Cloud version supports code bases upto 1 million lines of code.

Self hosted license

Self hosted Embold is more suitable for large enterprises. Comes with better integration with development and CI environments. IDE plugins such as Eclipse and Visual Studio plugins are also bundled with this license.

To know more about license plans and pricing visit this page.

Read this article to know more about managing license.

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About on-premise Licensing

‘One license one host’ is the basic principle of on-premise licensing. The license cannot be used on multiple hosts/servers at the same time. However, you can move your license to a new host. This is also applicable to virtual machines.


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Purchasing and Installing Embold onpremise

Follow the steps below to purchase and install Embold onpremise:

  1. Visit https://embold.io/.
  2. Click Compare plans tab to choose your plan.
  3. Click Contact us under the Self Hosted plan.
  4. The Embold OnPremise request form is displayed, fill the required details.
  5. Click Submit.
  6. Our support team will create your account and sent a mail to your registered email ID.

Installing Embold

  1. Visit https://embold.io/ and click the ‘Sign in‘ tab.
  2. Enter the credentials to sign in to the Embold website.
  3. Click Releases on the left navigation pane of the dashboard.
  4. Click on the latest release version and download it.
  5. You can now install Embold on your on-premise host.

Note: You can find the Installation setup under the release section.


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Activating Embold for onpremise host

  1. On installing Embold, access it at http://localhost:3000.
  2. Copy the host key from the on-premise host.
  3. Access your Embold website at https://embold.io/account.
  4. Paste the host key in the host key field.
  5. Click GENERATE ACTIVATION KEY button.
  6. Click DOWNLOAD button to obtain the activation key.
  7. Visit Activation Required page on your on-premise Embold account.
  8. Click Upload Activation Key button to upload it.
  9. The Set up admin account page is displayed.
  10. To set up the admin account, fill the required fields on the page.
  11. Click Finish Setup.
  12. Click Get Started button to use your administrative account.

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Managing License

You can manage your license by upgrading or renewing the license as required.

Upgrade License

The steps below will guide you through the process of upgrading your license. You can manage your account by modifying the number of users, LOC, and scans.

Steps to upgrade the license
  1. To upgrade your license contact our support team at support@embold.io via your registered email address.
  2. Visit the Embold website. (https://embold.io/).
  3. Enter the credentials to Sign in to your account. Your account dashboard is displayed.
  4. Click DOWNLOAD button to obtain the activation key.
  5. On your on-premise Embold account, click Admin > License.
  6. To upgrade your license, upload your activation key using Upload Activation Key button.
  7. After upgrading your license, you can see the updated usage summary.

License Renewal

The steps below will guide you through the process of renewing your license.

Steps to renew the license
  1. To renew your license, contact our support team at support@embold.io via your registered email address.
  2. Visit https://embold.io and click the ‘SIGN IN’ tab.
  3. Enter the credentials to sign in your account. Your account dashboard is displayed.
  4. Click DOWNLOAD button to obtain the activation key.
  5. To reactivate your license click Upload Activation Key button.

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Moving Embold from one host to another

Moving the Embold license refers to transferring the license form the current host to another.

Steps to move Embold

Following is the step by step guide to move Embold from one host to another.

  1. Enter the credentials to Log on to your on-premise account. Your account dashboard will be displayed.
  2. Click Admin > License on the left navigation pane of the account dashboard.
  3. Click Move License button.
  4. Move Embold to a new host page is displayed.
  5. Click the checkbox to validate deactivation of Embold. The Proceed button is activated.
  6. Click Proceed button to start the deactivation. Note: Now you are not accessible to Embold account on the current host.
  7. Embold is deactivated from your current host.
  8. Click Move License button to move Embold to the new host.
  9. Click Download Deactivation Key button to move Embold to the new host. Note: To enable MOVE LICENSE button on your Embold account please, contact us on support@embold.io.
  10. Login to the Embold account, the Account Overview page is displayed.
  11. Click Move License button.
  12. Move License page will be displayed. Click UPLOAD DE-ACTIVATION KEY link.
  13. Paste the new host key in the upload host key field.
  14. Click GENERATE ACTIVATION KEY button.
  15. You are now redirected to Embold website dashboard.
  16. Click DOWNLOAD to obtain the activation key.
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