Jama Connect User Guide

License types

The license type limits the possible permissions and roles that may be granted to a user (for example creator, stakeholder, test runner and reviewer).

Each user, regardless of license type, has a unique login (username and password). Organization administrators can view the current license or assign users license types. You can also see a table of permissions that are included with each license type.

All licenses can be named or float licenses, except for test runner and stakeholder which are named only. These are the available user license types:

  • Creator

    A creator license is a named or floating license that gives full read and edit rights, and full access to reviews, for those who are active users managing items and projects on a daily basis.

  • Test runner

    A test runner license is a named license that includes basic permissions to read and review, as well as the additional ability to create test plans and defects, and execute test runs. 

  • Collaborator

    A collaborator license is a named or floating license that gives read-only privileges to those who need visibility into a project, but don’t need editing rights. These users can view items, provide comments, participate in (but not create) reviews, execute test runs and log defects.

  • Stakeholder

    A stakeholder license is a named license that gives read-only privileges to those who need visibility into a project, but don’t need editing rights. Stakeholders can view items, provide comments and act as reviewers.

  • Reviewer

    A reviewer license is a named or floating license that grants permission to participate in reviews, act as approvers, moderators, or review administrators, and respond to comments in the stream. A reviewer license does not allow users to initiate reviews or access items in the core project.

  • Temporary

    A temporary license is a 30-day full creator license, automatically granted to a non-licensed individual whose email address is used to invite them to a review or to comment in the stream. It has no default permissions except for the discussion thread or review to which they were invited, although an organization administrator can add permissions.