How to generate an evaluation/trial license for Confluence Data Center

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Platform Notice: Data Center Only - This article only applies to Atlassian products on the Data Center platform.

Note that this KB was created for the Data Center version of the product. Data Center KBs for non-Data-Center-specific features may also work for Server versions of the product, however they have not been tested. Support for Server* products ended on February 15th 2024. If you are running a Server product, you can visit the Atlassian Server end of support announcement to review your migration options.

*Except Fisheye and Crucible



An easy guide for generating an evaluation/trial license for Confluence Data Center.


Confluence 3.x or later versions 


A trial/evaluation license gives you access to a full instance of Confluence Data Center for 30 days. In order to create a new one for Confluence Data Center:

  1. Log in to
  2. Click New Trial License to create a new key with 30 days of trial time. Please note that you'll need your Server ID to generate the key. 

    1. The Server ID can be found listed on the same page under your product type
    2. Generating the License key doesn't automatically update the license used in your Confluence installation
  3. Copy and apply the License key to your installation by navigating to the License Details page.


For further information about Atlassian licensing, please, visit our page – Purchasing & Licensing FAQ

Last modified on May 28, 2024

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