Installing Veeam Backup & Replication License

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    You can install a license on a managed Veeam Backup & Replication server.

    To install a license:

    1. Log in to Veeam Service Provider Console.

    For details, see Accessing Veeam Service Provider Console.

    1. At the top right corner of the Veeam Service Provider Console window, click Configuration.
    2. In the menu on the left, click Licensing.
    3. On the Veeam Backup & Replication tab, select Veeam Backup & Replication servers on which you want to install license.

    To narrow down the list of Veeam Backup & Replication servers, you can apply the following filters:

    • Reseller — search the list of Veeam Backup & Replication servers by name of a reseller who manages the server.
    • Company — search the list of Veeam Backup & Replication servers by name of a company who owns the server.
    • Hostname — search the list of Veeam Backup & Replication servers by the name of the server.
    • License Status — limit the list of Veeam Backup & Replication servers by status of the installed license (Valid, Warning, Error).
    • Type — limit the list of Veeam Backup & Replication servers by type of license installed on the server (Community, Rental, Subscription, Perpetual).
    • Format — limit the list of Veeam Backup & Replication servers by format of a licensed unit (Instances, Sockets).
    1. Do one of the following:
    • If you have configured integration with VCSP Pulse, at the top of the list, click Install and select the necessary option:
      • To upload license file from your computer, select From local folder and browse to the license file.
      • To install license key configured in VCSP Pulse, select From VCSP Pulse. In the Install License window, select the necessary license key and click Install.

    For details on Veeam Service Provider Console integration with VCSP Pulse, see Integration with VCSP Pulse.

    • If you have not configured integration with VCSP Pulse, click Install and browse to the license file.

    After you choose the license file, Veeam Service Provider Console will display the the result of the license installation in the License Update Status column.

    Note:

    • To install license on a Veeam Backup & Replication server managed by Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager, use the Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager console. For details, see section Viewing and Changing Current License of the Veeam Backup Enterprise Manager User Guide.
    • It is not recommended to install one VCSP Pulse license in multiple products. If you have selected a license key that is already installed in another product, Veeam Service Provider Console will ask you to copy the license key. If you do not want to copy the license key, you can download the license file and install it manually. Note that in license usage report Veeam Service Provider Console will add up points usage for all servers with the same license ID.

    Installing License in Veeam Backup & Replication Console

    You can install a license file directly in Veeam Backup & Replication. For details on installing a license using the Veeam Backup & Replication console, see section Installing License of the Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide.