I'm considering moving my developers onto a Git/Stash platform, and would like to use SourceTree as the client GUI. I understand that the software is free as long as you're registered. My question is, do each of my developers have to create an Atlassian account and register themselves? Or is there a way to get a company-wide license similar to your other products (Bamboo, JIRA, etc.)?
We've had this case a few times. Many-a-time, because companies have images set up for deploying their OS installs, they have a single license for their company (some have hundreds of installs using SourceTree). If you go onto AtlassianID and generate a product license you can then download that license and import it into SourceTree.
On Windows it's "File" menu then "Registration" then "Import license" button and on Mac it's the "SourceTree" menu followed by the same route as Windows. You can download the license file from AtlassianID.
Alternatively, if you've already got the license on a machine, you can manually copy and drop in the license file which is located at ~/Library/Application\ Support/SourceTree/sourcetree.license.
It's OK if this is for a company, but for individuals we suggest individually registering.
Hope that helps
That helps, thank you. I guess the only problem now is that I have my license regisered under the company AtlassianID and it's using my email address.... So if I use that one for all the other developers, then it will have my email in there. Do you know of a way to change that?
Jordan, I'm curious how you resolved this. I'm currently using the license file I generated for SourceTree and it has my e-mail in it as well. I thought about going into file and switching it to a generic company e-mail, but I don't know exactly what that means to Atlassian. So for now I'm planning to use the license file I generated, with my e-mail, for the entire company.
Maybe someone from Atlassian can jump in here to confirm this is what I should be doing?
Official response here. Just create a new login using your company e-mail address, then you can download your SourceTree license from the website or through SourceTree itself, then use the license file for your company. There's quite a few people who do this as they distribute throughout the company using the corporate software installers to deploy.
Hi Kleran, thanks for the quick response. Can you explain the "create a new login" piece? Where do I do that - SourceTree or MyAtlassian? I was able to generate a license file using my main work e-mail (in the MyAtlassian licensing section), but I was wondering if this same license file, with my email, should be used for the entire company.
Usually companies have a corporate address they want to use for their licenses, for example, firstname.lastname@example.org than email@example.com, so I was just saying you could create a new login on my.atlassian.comand create a new license using a different e-mail address and use that license for SourceTree for all users in the company instead.
Basically you can do it however you want, it's just I wanted you to know that many companies have a single license for their SourceTree installs for various reasons, one of them being that their IT systems deploy software so they can't configure each piece of software individually.
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