Install Veeam Backup & Replication License

You can install a license on the Veeam Backup & Replication server with the specified UID.

Required Privileges

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

Request

To install a license on a managed Veeam Backup & Replication server with the specified UID, send the PUT HTTP request to the URL of the /licensing/backupServers/{backupServerUid} resource.

HTTP Request

PUT https://<hostname>:1280/api/v3/licensing/backupServers/{backupServerUid}

Request Headers

The request contains the following headers.

Header

Required/Optional

Value

Description

Authorization

Required

Bearer <Access-Token>

Authenticates a client who sends the request to the server. Must contain the access token for the current logon session in the Bearer <Access-Token> format.

Content-Type

Required

application/json

Identifies a media type that is used in the body of the request.

Accept

Optional

application/json

Specifies a media type of representation that is required in the response message. If the requested type is not supported, the server will return the response in the application/json media type.

Request parameters

A list of parameters that are applicable for this operation:

Name

In

Type

Required

Default

Description

backupServerUid

Path

String (uuid)

Yes

Veeam Backup & Replication server UID

license

formData

file

No

License file

Response

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.

Header

Description

Content-length

The length of the response body.

Content-type

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 resource representation based on the BackupServerLicense schema.

Example Install Veeam Backup & Replication License

The following request installs a license on a Veeam Backup & Replication server with UID 120f1c58-76d4-4b5b-993d-9983554c5f6f.

Request:

PUT https://localhost:1280/api/v3/licensing/backupServers/120f1c58-76d4-4b5b-993d-9983554c5f6f

 

Request Header:

Content-type: application/json

Authorization: Bearer <Access-Token>

 

Request Body:

--Random

Content-Disposition: form-data; name="file"; filename="license.lic"

 

<@INCLUDE *C:\Users\administrator\license.lic*@>

--Random--

 

Response Code:

200 OK

 

Response Body:

{

 "data": {

   "backupServerUid": "120f1c58-76d4-4b5b-993d-9983554c5f6f",

   "autoUpdateEnabled": false,

   "edition": "Enterprise Plus",

   "monitoring": false,

   "packages": [

     "backup"

   ],

   "company": "Alpha",

   "email": "a.smith@alpha.com",

   "contactPerson": "Alan Smith",

   "expirationDate": "2020-09-09T10:00:00+03:00",

   "supportExpirationDate": "2020-09-09T10:00:00+03:00",

   "licenseIds": [],

   "supportIds": [

     "00276360"

   ],

   "sectionTypes": [

     "instance"

   ],

   "status": "valid",

   "cloudConnect": "no",

   "sockets": 0.0,

   "usedSockets": 0.0,

   "capacity": 0.0,

   "usedCapacity": null,

   "units": 1000.0,

   "usedUnits": 0.0,

   "unitType": "instances",

   "type": "rental"

 }

}

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