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How Diffblue Cover is licensed and where to find licensing resources
Follow these steps to activate a license. Note that:
Once you install Cover Plugin for IntelliJ, you'll be prompted for your license key to activate the plugin (or go to
Diffblue > Activate Licensein IntelliJ at any time).
Diffblue Cover requires a remote license check with the Diffblue licensing server each time it's used. For help troubleshooting license keys, network connections, and proxy server settings, see Online license activation. Note that applying a license provides access to the Teams and Enterprise Editions of Diffblue Cover - the free Community Edition does not require a license.
To check your current license details, go to
Diffblue > View License Informationin IntelliJ.
Diffblue Cover requires a remote license check with the Diffblue licensing server each time it's used. For help troubleshooting license keys, network connections, and proxy server settings, as well as details of offline licensing (Enterprise Edition only), see Licensing.
- To activate your license, from a Windows PowerShell (Windows) or Terminal (macOS/Linux) enter the command
dcover activate XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX- replace
XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXwith the license key provided in your welcome email or provided by your organization.
- Entering multiple different license keys will overwrite the existing key.
- You can check your license status by running the command
Online license activation
Diffblue Cover requires a remote license check with the Diffblue licensing server each time it's used. To perform the license check Diffblue Cover needs an active internet connection to the following servers:
Offline license activation
Diffblue Cover Enterprise Edition users with the offline option can activate 100% offline. This means Diffblue Cover can be used in secure and air-gapped environments with no external network connection required.
According to the terms of your subscription, you may be given access to the Diffblue License Management Portal allowing you to see license use, manage license keys, and license users. License manager access is granted according to the exact license type purchased - it may not be applicable to your license type.
Diffblue Cover is licensed per line of Java code in each Java project analyzed. LOCs are computed by summing up the LOCs of each project; this number will match the LOC reported by JaCoCo. Lines of test code are never included in this number. Diffblue Cover is priced on whole projects and cannot be broken down to specific modules, packages or classes.