How do TeamForge licenses work?

When you purchase a TeamForge license, you get the right to assign licenses to a specified number of users.

TeamForge supports a more flexible and granular approach to tool instantiation. TeamForge's license model consists of the following license types: ALM, SCM, DevOps, Version Control, Collaboration and Trackers. These license types are tailored to suit the needs of specific set of users that need access to certain tools and functions. A TeamForge user's license type determines the tools available to the user in TeamForge.
Attention: While TeamForge supports more selective tool options with these new license changes, there's no impact on customers, both new and existing, requiring all the tools that TeamForge supports.
The following table lists the license types and the tools that go with them (refer to the table at the end of this topic for a complete list of tools and functions).
License type Available tools
ALM Offers the full range of ALM tools and functions to users.
SCM Offers core Source Code Management tools and functions to users. Includes all the ALM tools and functions but Tracker and Documents component.
Version Control Offers Source Code Management, File Releases and Review tools and functions to users.
DevOps Package Management (Application & Environment) and File Releases tools and functions to users.
Collaboration Offers a range of collaboration tools such as Documents, Wiki and Discussion Forums to users.
Trackers Offers TeamForge's Tracker capability (Trackers, Planning Folder, Teams, Planning Board, Task Board and Kanban Board) to users. Also includes File Releases.

In addition to the tools offering, the Reporting framework is also controlled by the licenses you have. Meaning, you can view and generate reports based on the license types assigned to you. For example, you must have SCM license to view or generate SCM activity reports.

Check with your CollabNet representative if you aren't sure how many licenses or what kind of licenses you want/have.

Table 1. Tools Availability Matrix
Tools ALM SCM Version Control DevOps Collaboration Tracker
Agile Task and Planning Boards        
Git/SVN Repository Management and Replication      
Code Review      
Build Automation    
Test Management        
File Releases  
Binary Repository Management      
EventQ/Activity Stream  
Access Controls
Project Work Spaces
Wiki and Discussion Forums      
Document Management        
User Management
Flexible Process and Toolchain Templates  
Reusable Dashboards
Categories and Groups  
Cross Project Visibility    
Cross Project Reporting and Dashboards  
Cross Project Search
Site-wide Administration
Custom Branding and Custom Integrations
Security Architecture Single Tenant Single Tenant Single Tenant Single Tenant Single Tenant Single Tenant
Onsite and Hosted Provisioning  
SVN Auto Updates      
SVN Repository Backup and Monitoring