Installing and Removing License

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    By default, Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure 2.0 comes with a Free license. To unlock the full functionality, you must install a Bring Your Own License.

    Installing License

    Important

    If your backup appliance is connected to a standalone Veeam Backup & Replication server, you can manage the license only using the Veeam Backup & Replication console. For more information, see Integration with Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure User Guide.

    To install or update a license on a VM that runs Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure, do the following:

    1. Switch to the Configuration page.
    2. Navigate to Licensing > License Info.
    3. Click Install license.
    4. In the Install License window, click Browse to browse to a license file, and then click Install.

     

    Installing BYOL License

    Removing BYOL License

    Important

    If your backup appliance is connected to a standalone Veeam Backup & Replication server and has the BYOL edition installed, you can remove the license and switch to the Free edition only using the Veeam Backup & Replication console.

     

    To remove a BYOL license installed on the backup appliance if you no longer need it, do the following:

    1. Switch to the Configuration page.
    2. Navigate to Licensing > License Info.
    3. Click Remove license.

     

    Installing BYOL License

    After you remove a license, Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure automatically switches back to the Free edition. In this case, according to the FIFO (first-in first-out) queue, only the first 10 Azure VMs registered in the configuration database remain protected. You can revoke license units from these Azure VMs as described in the Revoking License Units.