Free ESXi for VMware is not supported

KB ID: 1435
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: All
Last Modified: 2014-12-15


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


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


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.  

Please be aware that we’re making changes which will restrict access to product updates for users without an active contract.


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