The unit-based server license is one of the commercial licenses iText Software offers, and is used for applications that are installed on your own server, virtual machine or node installation. Available for Java and .NET.
Features & Benefits
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Significant benefits over AGPL
Release from the "Copyleft" AGPL license requirements.
Release from the requirement to not change the PDF Producer line in the document’s properties.
Access to professional and dedicated support from iText.
Indemnification in the event of IP (intellectual property) or patent infringement.
One license per server, virtual machine or node.
Based on number of servers, independent of the number of end-users.
Unlimited number of PDFs.
Production servers: one-time fee.
Non-production servers: 50 % discount (e.g. testing, development, Q&A, UAT, BA or DR), mandatory with purchase.
Professional support and maintenance
Support is annually renewable at 20 % of the prevailing list price.
Support is mandatory the first year.
Use case example
An airline has a PDF form generation solution on their internal servers. Customers enter their information on the airline's web portal and iText uses that data, data from the airline's database and template rules to create a PDF on the fly, such as a boarding pass, for the customer.