Do I need to buy a license per developer?

Assuming we have 100 developers to use Git. But we don't need so many to log in stash. Could I purchase 25 licenses for who to manage the repository?

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Yes, assuming that only 25 will be named users in Stash. A user is per login name.

Per Atlassian:

Licensing fees are quoted per total number of 'Stash users'. A Stash user is by definition any user account in the Stash system with the 'use' permission, i.e. anyone who can view the site while logged in.

Hope that helps.

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The above answer is not quite correct. Every developer who requires write access to the repositories stored in Stash will require a Stash account. Cheers, Jens

Thanks for the clarification. Good to know.

I guess the Stash Licensing FAQ needs update?

It's actually covered in the FAQ.

A Stash user is by definition any user account in the Stash system with the 'use' permission.

The "use" permission is required to gain write-access to Stash. Probably doesn't hurt to be more explicit about that.

Perhaps this is a better reference Jens?

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/STASH/Using+repository+permissions

Three types of permissions:

  • Admin
  • Write
  • Read

Never ever heard of 'use' permissions as a contextual word in repos or filesystems - is that a permissions 'term' that you use at Atlassian only?

Regardless, your clarification is an important distinction and valid point compared with my first answer - so yes, FAQ could be clearer to this, I guess, since it came up.

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