Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV is licensed by the number of protected VMs. You must obtain a license for the total number of VMs that you plan to back up. Veeam Software offers the following types of paid licenses for Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV.
Subscription license – full license that expires at the end of the subscription term (normally 1-5 years from the date of license issue).
Rental license – full license with the license expiration date set according to the chosen rental program (normally 1-12 months from the date of license issue). The rental license can be automatically updated upon expiration.
In addition to paid licenses, Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV offers two types of free licenses:
- Trial license – license used for product evaluation. The trial license is valid for 30 days from the moment of product download.
- NFR license – license used for product demonstration, training and education. The person to whom the license is provided agrees that the license is not for reselling or commercial use.
You cannot use Veeam Backup & Replication with a Perpetual license to integrate with Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV. If you have a perpetual license, you can deploy a new Veeam Backup & Replication server and install the license that you obtain when you download Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV.