Resetting Veeam Backup & Replication Installation ID

In Veeam Service Provider Console, you can reset installation IDs for managed Veeam Backup & Replication servers. Resetting installation IDs may be required if you cloned several Veeam Backup & Replication servers from one deployment. Cloned backup servers have the same installation IDs, which affects license usage statistics and reporting.

Required Privileges

To perform this task, a user must have one of the following roles assigned: Portal Administrator, Site Administrator.

Resetting Veeam Backup & Replication Installation ID

To reset installation ID of managed Veeam Backup & Replication servers:

  1. Log in to Veeam Service Provider Console.

For details, see Accessing Veeam Service Provider Console.

  1. In the menu on the left, click Discovery.
  2. Open the Backup Servers tab.
  3. Select the necessary Veeam Backup & Replication servers in the list.
  4. At the top of the list, click Server Actions > Regenerate Installation ID.

Alternatively, you can right-click the necessary server, choose Server Actions and select Regenerate Installation ID.

  1. In the Regenerate Installation ID window, click Yes.

Veeam Service Provider Console will generate a unique installation IDs and restart the Veeam Backup Service for the selected Veeam Backup & Replication servers.