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Creating a Customer

After you promote a release to a channel, you create a customer.

Each customer that you create in the Replicated vendor portal has a unique license file. Each customer license uniquely identifies the customer and the application, specifies their release channel, and defines entitlement information about the customer.

For more information about customer licenses, see About Customer Licenses.

Create a Customer

To create a customer:

  1. From the vendor portal, select Customers from the left menu.

  2. Click Create Customer.

    The Create a new customer page opens.

  3. Enter a customer name and assign a channel in the corresponding fields.

  4. Edit the remaining options or accept the defaults:

    FieldDescription
    Expiration policyDefines how long the customer’s license will be valid and how to handle expired licenses. Default: The license does not expire.
    Customer typeThe type of customer is used solely for reporting purposes. Their access to your app is not affected by the type you assign to them. Options: Development, Trial, Paid, Community Default: Trial. For more information, see About customer license types.
    License optionsEnables the options that you have added to the application package. Options: Air gap, Gitops, Identity Service, Support Bundle Upload, Allow Snapshots. For more information, see About built-in license fields.
    Custom fieldsLets you securely deliver customer-specific values or entitlements to the installation. The custom fields you create apply to all customers. For more information, see Managing Custom License Fields.
  5. Click Save Changes.

Additional Resources

How to Distribute an Application