Veeam licensing

KB ID: 1191
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: All
Last Modified: 2017-12-08


How is Veeam Backup & Replication licensed?


Veeam licensing for all products is described here:

You can verify your license key by logging in to with your credentials: An updated key will be available for all customers with valid and active support contracts.

If you have difficulties retrieving your license file, go to My Account, and open a "Licensing" case to receive assistance from Veeam licensing. 

To download Veeam products for trial license, go to The trial license key is sent to you in email after registering. The trial license is valid for 30 days from the moment of  registration.

To obtain a full license key for the desired number of sockets, refer to The full license includes a one-year maintenance plan.

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To check check what version your license key is for, open the *.lic file in Notepad/Word and locate the section listed as "Version"

For example if your "Version" is listed as 9.x you are able to install any patch for Veeam Backup and Replication 9.0 or Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5

Please be aware that starting from September 2018 downloading updates will require an active contract for the corresponding product.


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