WSO2, Inc. use two licenses: Licensing of Distributions, and Contributor License Agreements.  In all cases, contributors retain full rights to use their original contributions for any other purpose outside of WSO2 while providing WSO2, Inc. and its projects the right to distribute and build upon their work within WSO2.

Licensing of Distributions

All software and documentation produced by WSO2, Inc. or any of its projects or subjects is licensed according to the terms of Apache License, Version 2.

Contributor License Agreements

WSO2, Inc. desires that all contributors of ideas, code, or documentation to the WSO2 projects complete, sign, and submit (via fax) a Contributor License Agreement (CLA).

The purpose of this agreement is to clearly define the terms under which intellectual property has been contributed to WSO2 and thereby allow us to defend the project should there be a legal dispute regarding the software at some future time. A signed CLA is required to be on file before an individual is given commit rights to a WSO2 project.


All contributors who have signed the above CLA with WSO2 is eligible to attain an open source license key for JProfiler to be used specifically for WSO2 open source project development in Java. JProfiler is all-in-one Java profiler with a intuitive GUI that helps you find performance bottlenecks, pin down memory leaks and resolve threading issues. Download JProfiler and contact us via the email address given on your CLA to request this license key.