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Free ESXi for VMware is not supported

Challenge

You encounter the error "Your Veeam Backup license does not allow processing of free ESXi."

Cause

Veeam Backup & Replication does not support free version of ESXi.  

Solution

Please upgrade to a paid version of ESX or ESXi.  Veeam Backup & Replication does not support the Free version of VMware servers. 

More information

This is a known issue in Veeam Backup & Replication.  

KB ID:
1435
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
All
Published:
2011-12-14
Last Modified:
2020-08-13
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