Licenses - what is a machine?

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09 Feb, 2018 09:58 AM


Is anyone able to clarify what counts as a machine with regard to licensing? We have a few tentacles but the majority of environments that are deployed to are Azure web apps.

If I run octo list-machines it only lists the tentacle deployment targets..



  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Reece Walsh on 12 Feb, 2018 01:04 AM

    Reece Walsh's Avatar

    Hi Ed,

    Thanks for getting in touch,

    Each license allows you three separate concurrent Octopus Server instances (as detailed in the EULA

    In regards to the machine limit advertised in the pricing area of our website, the machines that count towards that limit include Tentacle, SSH endpoints and Offline Drops (Cloud Regions are not counted towards the machine limit in your license)

    I hope this helps explain this!

    If you require any further assistance or clarification please let me know :)

    Kind Regards,


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