License editions

Supported license editions

HPE's Functional Testing (FT) tools support a variety of license editions, each bundled with a different subset of FT functionality.

Includes the use
of these products:
License names
UFT Ultimate UFT Enterprise UFT Pro (LeanFT)
UFT Pro (LeanFT)

Mobile Center (for functional testing purposes only)

Additionally, use a UFT Runtime Engine license when you need to run UFT or UFT Pro (LeanFT) tests only.

The UFT Runtime Engine license does not enable you to create or edit tests, or access the UFT IDE or UFT Pro (LeanFT) IDE plug-ins.


  • The UFT Ultimate license is available only as a concurrent license.

  • Sprinter is available for UFT Ultimate or UFT Enterprise concurrent licenses only.

  • When using BPT with UFT with a UFT Enterprise license, you must also have a valid ALM license for your user.

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Upgrading licenses from before UFT 14.00

Backwards compatibility

If you are upgrading, and currently have an FT, QTP, or UFT license, you are not required to migrate to one of the new license types. UFT will continue to function with your existing license.

Customers with legacy FT or QTP licenses can continue to use the full UFT functionality. Customers with legacy UFT licenses are limited to UI testing only. In such cases, we recommend upgrading to a UFT Enterprise license to enable all UFT features.

UFT and UFT Pro (LeanFT) licenses will be automatically renamed as follows:

  • UFT license: Your license is automatically renamed to the UFT Enterprise license.

  • LeanFT license: Your license is automatically renamed to the UFT Pro (LeanFT) license

Device ID - based licenses

Starting in UFT 14.00, UFT supports concurrent licenses based on your device ID, in addition to the License Server IP address.

However, you cannot use both IP address-based and device ID-based licenses simultaneously.

Once you've installed an ID-based concurrent license on your AutoPass License Server, any IP address-based licenses for the same features are automatically archived.

When upgrading, select the type of licenses you want to use moving forward, and migrate your licenses as needed.

For details, see the Autopass License Server User Guide, downloaded with your AutoPass License Server installation.

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Licensing fallback mechanism


  • The licensing fallback mechanism is relevant only when working with concurrent licenses.
  • The licensing fallback mechanism is disabled by default.

When starting UFT or UFT Pro (LeanFT), the Autopass License Server attempts to consume the exact license edition configured on the UFT or UFT Pro (LeanFT) machine, such as the UFT Enterprise or UFT Pro (LeanFT).

If you are concerned about the availability of the license edition configured on your tool's machine, modify this configuration as described in Define license usage behavior below.

When the fallback mechanism is enabled, licenses are consumed as follows:

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Define license usage behavior

Define how UFT and UFT Pro (LeanFT) use concurrent licenses on your AutoPass License Server machine.

  1. Access the C:\ProgramData\HP\HP AutoPass License Server\AutoPass\LicenseServer\data\conf\HPE UFT.xml file.

    Note: If you are upgrading from a previous version of your FT tool, you must upgrade the AutoPass License Server to version 9.3 or higher to access this file.

  2. Edit and add keys and values in the following format:

    <entry key="{Key}">{Value}</entry>

    Edit and add keys to do the following:

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