Enable Veeam Backup & Replication License Auto Update

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    You can enable auto update for license installed on a Veeam Backup & Replication server with the specified system ID.


    To enable auto update, send the PATCH HTTPS request to the URL of its resource.

    HTTP Request

    PATCH https://<hostname>:1281/v2/licensing/backupserverLicenses/{ID}

    Request Headers

    The request header must contain the authorization token for the current logon session.

    Request Body

    In the request body, the client must send the autoupdateEnabled property with the true value.

    {"autoupdateEnabled": true}


    The server returns the following response to the client.

    Response Code

    A successfully completed operation returns response code 200 OK.

    Response Headers

    The response to this request contains the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers.




    The length of the response body.


    The media type and syntax of the request body message: application/json; charset=utf-8

    Response Body

    In the response body, Veeam Service Provider Console returns a message for an action.

    Example Enable Veeam Backup & Replication License Auto Update

    The following example enables auto update for a license installed on a Veeam Backup & Replication server with ID c5aba79e-2ebf-4f7f-815c-33088d622cc5.


    PATCH https://localhost:1281/v2/licensing/backupserverLicenses/c5aba79e-2ebf-4f7f-815c-33088d622cc5


    Request Header:

    Authorization: Bearer <Access-Token>


    Request Body:

    {"autoUpdateEnabled": true}


    Response Code:

    200 Success


    Response Body:

    "License key auto-update feature has been enabled."