A valid license for WhiteSource for Developers
A license key for WhiteSource Advise for IDE, available via one of the following options:
If you do not have direct access to the WhiteSource Application, obtain the license key from your WhiteSource Administrator.
If you have access to the WhiteSource Application, do as follows (NOTE: This option is only available when using version 20.12.1 or later of WhiteSource Advise):
Go to the WhiteSource Application.
Open the Profile page.
In the WhiteSource Advise - IDE Integration section at the bottom, select your organization.
Copy your personal license key to be used later in Activating WhiteSource Advise.
PyCharm is installed and you are familiar with its basic functionality
Ensure the relevant package manager (Poetry/Pip/Pipenv) is installed depending on the project type.
Ensure the pipdeptree package version 0.12.0 or later is installed in your Python environment.
In case this package is missing, WhiteSource Advise will automatically try to install it before a triggered scan occurs and remove it after a triggered scan completes (thereby slowing down the scanning process).
If you have configured a proxy, you must allow access to the PyPi public repository. Alternatively, if you are using a private registry, you must add to it this package so that it can be successfully installed.
Uninstall the plugin(s) from PyCharm.
From the Project sidebar, right-click your project dependency file (requirements.txt, Pipfile, or pyproject.toml) and click Mark as Plain Text.
The plugin supports the following PyCharm versions:
Installing WhiteSource Advise