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Submitting License Usage Report

If you use a Rental license, you must submit a license usage report to Veeam every month. The license usage report reflects the maximum number of VMs that you were managing with Veeam ONE within the previous calendar month.

There are two methods to submit a license usage report:

Submitting License Usage Report in Veeam ONE Monitor

If Veeam ONE server has access to Internet, you can submit a license usage report in Veeam ONE Monitor. When you submit a license usage report in Veeam ONE Monitor, Veeam ONE sends license usage statistics to the Veeam License Update Server.

This method is available only if license auto update is enabled. For details, see Updating License.

License usage reporting is performed in the following way:

  1. Veeam ONE collects statistics on the current license usage as described in Automatic Usage Logging.
  2. On the first day of the new month, Veeam ONE generates a license usage report based on the maximum number of managed VMs in the previous month.

You can access the report on the Veeam ONE server, in the %ProgramData%\Veeam\Licensing\Veeam ONE Report folder.

  1. Veeam ONE informs you about the generated report with a notification window in Veeam ONE Monitor each time you access the console.
  2. You can review the report, adjust it and send it to Veeam.

If you do not send the report, on the eleventh day of the month, Veeam ONE will send the report automatically.

To submit a license usage report in Veeam ONE Monitor:

  1. Open Veeam ONE Monitor.
  2. On the toolbar, click Help and select License Information.
  3. In the License Information window, click Send Statistics.
  4. In the License Usage Report window, you can adjust the number of managed VMs before you submit the report.
  5. In the Reason for Change field, specify a reason for changing report statistics or any additional information.
  6. Click Send.

Veeam ONE will display a dialog box with the submission result.

  1. Click OK to acknowledge the result and close the dialog box.

Submitting License Usage Report

Submitting Offline License Usage Report

If Veeam ONE server does not have access to Internet or has connection problems, you can submit an offline license usage report. When you submit an offline license usage report, Veeam ONE generates a file with license usage statistics.

The report file can be generated in the JSON, PDF or XLS format. You must send a report in the JSON format to Veeam. You can save the report in the PDF or XLS formats for your own needs.

This method is available only if license auto update is disabled. For details, see Updating License.

To submit an offline license usage report:

  1. Open Veeam ONE Monitor.
  2. On the toolbar, click Help and select License Information.
  3. In the License Information window, click Send Statistics.
  4. In the License Usage Report window, you can adjust the number of managed VMs before you submit the report.
  5. In the Reason for Change field, specify a reason for changing report statistics or any additional information.
  6. Click Save as and choose a folder to which you want to save the report.
  7. Choose a folder to which you want to save the report.
  8. When the report is generated, Veeam ONE will display a dialog box notifying that the report was created. In the dialog box, click Open folder to navigate to the folder where the report resides.
  9. Review the report and send it to a Veeam sales representative.

Submitting License Usage Report

Viewing License Usage Report

The following image illustrates a sample of a license usage report.

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The report includes the following information:

  • Report identification number
  • Date when the report was generated
  • Reporting interval
  • Information about the licensed product and the company to which the license was issued
  • License usage details: number of managed VMs, new VMs and VMs that the user specified in the report
  • Reason for change (if the original number of VMs was changed when submitting the report)

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