After installing TIBCO StreamBase®, you must install its license in order to run StreamBase Server.
The StreamBase license file name is
streambase-license.xml. Copy this file to the
etc subdirectory of your installation directory. The following are the license file locations for the default installation directories:
On macOS, typically: ~/
n.m.x represent the current StreamBase release number in
If you have a license file for a previous StreamBase major release, you must obtain an updated license file for the new release. Exception: You do not need a new license to update your current version to a maintenance release. For example, updating StreamBase release 7.7.3 to 7.7.4 would not require a new license.
On Windows, If you later uninstall StreamBase, the license file is preserved in the
Before you copy an updated license file to the StreamBase
etc subdirectory, make a backup copy of any previous major release's license file and preserve it in a safe place. Give your
backup license file a name that contains the StreamBase release number it was associated with.