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Business Edition builds on the Community Edition by adding enterprise features for:

  • Role Based Access Controls (RBAC)
  • Registry Management
  • Git-Ops
  • Resource Quotas
  • Audit Logging


If you have less than 5 nodes, you might want to sign up for our Take 5 nodes free offer instead. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some commonly asked questions. If the question you have is not answered here then please ask when submitting the form. We are happy to help. 

Do I need a license to use Portainer Business Edition? Yes. Portainer Business Edition is a commercial product requiring a license. You can start using Portainer Business Edition immediately, for free, for the first five nodes by signing up for our Take 5 Nodes Free program. For more than five nodes we offer pricing to suit a variety of use cases. Please note that our 5 nodes free offer is limited to ONE license per organisation. 
How is Portainer Business Edition licensed?

Portainer Business Edition is a subscription license that renews annually. We offer multiple pricing tiers to accommodate a variety of use cases.  

What does the pricing model look like for Portainer Business Edition?

Review the information on our Pricing page. 

What is a node for licensing purposes? With Portainer Business Edition, pricing is on a "per-node" basis. But what constitutes a node? Find out at:  What is a node for licensing purposes?